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Mid·gard

 (mĭd′gärd′)
n. Norse Mythology
The part of the world inhabited by people, imagined as a fortress encircled by a huge serpent and built by the gods around the middle region of the universe.

[Old Norse Midhgardhr; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots.]

Midgard

(ˈmɪdɡɑːd) ,

Midgarth

or

Mithgarthr

n
(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth the dwelling place of mankind, formed from the body of the giant Ymir and linked by the bridge Bifrost to Asgard, home of the gods
[C19: from Old Norse mithgarthr; see mid1, yard2]

Mid•gard

(ˈmɪd gɑrd)

n.
(in Scandinavian myth) the world of humans, situated between a realm of darkness and a realm of fire.
[< Old Norse mithgarthr. See mid-, yard2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Midgard - (Norse mythology) the abode of humans in Norse mythologyMidgard - (Norse mythology) the abode of humans in Norse mythology
fictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place - a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
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