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The word ‘Garden’

Giardino, jardin, garden, garten… Where does the word garden come from?

And why is it practically the same in all major European languages? The root is to be found in the word of Indo-European origin ‘gart’.

It defines an enclosed and protected space, a land for men, an artificial and human space defended by walls against wild nature.

The garden as an enclosed and protected place, where to create our little world.

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