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GNOME
GNOME is a desktop environment and graphical user interface that runs on top of a computer operating system. It is composed entirely of free and open source software. It is an international project that includes creating software development frameworks, selecting application software for the desktop, and working on the programs that manage application launching, file handling, and window and task management.
GNOMEX Window System1999 softwareGNOMEGNU Project softwareFree software programmed in C

Gnome
A gnome /ˈnoʊm/ is a diminutive spirit in Renaissance magic and alchemy, first introduced by Paracelsus 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 creature that lives underground.
GnomeDwarf-like creaturesEuropean legendary creaturesFairiesEuropean folkloreDeities, spirits, and mythic beings

Gnome et Rhône

Gnome et Rhône

Garden gnome
A garden gnome or lawn gnome is a figurine of a small humanoid creature, usually wearing a pointy hat, produced for the purpose of ornamentation and protection from evil sorcery, typically of gardens or on lawns. These figurines originate in 19th century Germany, where they became known as Gartenzwerg. The application of the term gnome in English is first attested in the 1930s.
Garden gnomeBackyardsGarden ornamentsGerman inventions19th century in GermanyFigurines

Gnome (Dragonlance)

Gnome (Dragonlance)

Gnomes (South Park)
"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.
Gnomes (South Park)South Park (season 2) episodes1998 television episodesUnderwear

Gnomes of Zürich

Gnomes of Zürich

Two Concert Études (Liszt)

Two Concert Études (Liszt)

The Gnomes of Dulwich
The Gnomes of Dulwich was a United Kingdom television sitcom originally shown in six episodes from 12 May 1969 to 16 June 1969. Written by Jimmy Perry, the show starred Terry Scott, Hugh Lloyd, John Clive, Leon Thau, Anne de Vigier and Lynn Dalby as garden gnomes living at 25 Telegraph Road, Dulwich, London, England. The title is a reference to the term "Gnomes of Zürich". The tapes were wiped in the 1970s and no material seems to have survived.
The Gnomes of DulwichDulwichBBC television sitcoms1969 in British televisionLost BBC episodesTelevision shows set in London

Gnome (rhetoric)
A gnome is a type of saying, especially an aphorism or a maxim designed to provide instruction in a compact form. The term gnome was introduced by Klaus Berger in the Formgeschichte des Neuen Testaments. He used this traditional term from the antique rhetoric and attempted to identify this rhetoric method in the New Testament.
Gnome (rhetoric)Rhetoric

Gnome (disambiguation)

Gnome (disambiguation)

Gnomes (Discworld)

Gnomes (Discworld)

Kender, Gully Dwarves, and Gnomes
Kender, Gully Dwarves, and Gnomes  Author(s) Margaret Weis and Tracy HickmanCover artist Larry ElmoreCountry United StatesLanguage EnglishSeries Tales, DragonlanceGenre(s) Fantasy novelPublisher TSR, Inc.
Kender, Gully Dwarves, and GnomesAmerican fantasy novels1987 novelsDragonlance novels

Gnomes of Zürich
Gnomes of Zürich is a disparaging term for Swiss bankers. Swiss bankers are popularly associated with extremely secretive policies, while gnomes in fairy tales live underground, in secret, counting their riches. Zürich is the commercial center of Switzerland.
Gnomes of ZürichHistory of ZurichBankingHarold Wilson1956 in the United Kingdom

The Complete Book of Gnomes & Halflings
The Complete Book of Gnomes & Halflings is an accessory for the 2nd edition of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, published in 1993.
The Complete Book of Gnomes & HalflingsDungeons & Dragons books