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Definition: Midgard (Mithgarth) is one of the regions mentioned in Norse mythology. There are nine worlds and one of these is Midgard -- Mid = middle + gard = garden. Thus, Midgard is the middle garden or middle earth and is the home of humans.

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Alternate Spellings: Mithgarth
Examples:
41. Mithgarth the gods | from his eyebrows made,
And set for the sons of men;
And out of his brain | the baleful clouds
They made to move on high.

From [ www.cybersamurai.net/Mythology/nordic_gods/LegendsSagas/Edda/PoeticEdda/Grimnismol.htm ] Grímnismál

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