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Utgard

[oot-gahrd]
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.
  1. a home of the Jotuns, outside Midgard and Asgard: probably synonymous with Jotunheim.
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Origin of Utgard

< Old Norse Ūtgarthar, equivalent to ūt out + garthar yard2; cf. garth
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Historical Examples

  • They trailed back across the beach, their backs now to the sea and Utgard.

    Storm Over Warlock

    Andre Norton

  • The next day Thor and Loki came into the great hall of Utgard.

  • And then he left them and they went into Utgard, the City of the Giants.

  • It was I whom ye met on the moorland on the day before ye came into Utgard.

  • You have not far, however, to go before you arrive at the city Utgard.


British Dictionary definitions for utgard

Utgard

noun
  1. Norse myth one of the divisions of Jotunheim, land of the giants, ruled by Utgard-Loki
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