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  1. gnomes

    A gnome is a mythological creature and diminutive spirit in Renaissance magic and alchemy, first introduced by Paracelsus in the 16th century and later adopted by more recent authors including those of modern fantasy literature. Its characteristics have been reinterpreted to suit the needs of various story tellers, but it is typically said to be a small humanoid that lives underground.Diminutive statues of gnomes introduced as lawn ornaments during the 19th century grew in popularity during the 20th century and came to be known as garden gnomes.


  1. Gnomes

    "Gnomes" is the seventeenth episode of the second season of the animated television series South Park, and the 30th episode of the series overall. "Gnomes" originally aired in the United States on December 16, 1998 on Comedy Central. This episode marks the first appearance of Tweek and his parents.

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  1. Gnomes

    a set of imaginary beings misshapen in form and of diminutive size, viewed as inhabiting the interior of the earth and presiding over its secret treasures.


  1. Gnomes

    (Gno′mes), a name given by Plato to the invisible deities who were supposed to inhabit the earth.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gnomes in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gnomes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  1. Reinhard Griebel:

    Earlier there were just the classic garden gnomes, typically from the mines, then politicians came along and all sorts of other people, also of course some scantily dressed ones, now we are reverting to the classic garden gnome, that is the trend.

  2. Reinhard Griebel:

    Now there are three of us and that is 28 years after this time, either I carry on until I am over 100 years old, that would certainly still be fun, or the garden gnomes reproduce.

  3. Reinhard Griebel:

    Here, garden gnomes were, I won't say invented, but brought to life, a symbol of hard work from the mine.

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