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From Old Norse garðr (cognate with Old English ġeard).


  1. A grassy quadrangle surrounded by cloisters
  2. A clearing in the woods; as such, part of many placenames in northern England
  3. In the context of "paganism": A group or a household dedicated to the pagan faith Heathenry.
  4. In the context of "paganism": A word for a location or sacred space, as used in ritual and poetry in modern Heathenry .



  1. cliff

Extensive Definition

A garth is an enclosed yard or garden, especially that of a monastery cloister (ME.; ON, garthr; akin to AS. geard)
In addition, Garth may refer to these real people:
Or these fictional characters:
Or these places or things:
garth in German: Garth
garth in Dutch: Garth
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