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Gort (; or ) is a town in south County Galway, in the west of Ireland. It lies just north of the border with County Clare on the main N18 Galway–Limerick road. Gort is situated in the territory of Uí Fiachrach Aidhne also known as Maigh Aidhne ("the plain of Aidhne"), which is coextensive with the diocese of Kilmacduagh / Cill Mhic Dhuach.

Gort (letter)

Gort is the Irish name of the twelfth letter of the Ogham alphabet, ᚌ, meaning "field", which is related to Welshgarth 'garden' and Latinhortus. Its Proto-Indo-European root was *gher-, *ghort- 'to enclose, enclosure'. Its phonetic value is [g].

Category:Ogham letters

Gort (disambiguation)

Gort is a town in Galway, Ireland.

Gort may also refer to:

  • The Gort, County Tyrone, in the list of townlands of County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
  • Gort (letter), twelfth letter of the Ogham alphabet
Gort (The Day the Earth Stood Still)

Gort is a fictional humanoid robot that first appeared in the 1951 20th Century Fox American science fiction film The Day the Earth Stood Still and years later in its 2008 remake.

In the original science fiction short story " Farewell to the Master", on which the two films are based, the character is called Gnut.

Usage examples of "gort".

Kelyn opened her mouth to cut through all these words and demand her staff again, but Gort had nodded at the big man, and his hand closed around her arm, fingers digging in at her initial resistance.

We were well into the first dumb fight scene, where Gort skewers a couple of city guards through the heart, when a glimmering of an idea came to me.

The odds in favour of the Germans had been just as heavy, in proportion, against General French as they had been against Lord Gort, but French had fought the Germans to a standstill.

The junior fellow hurried back to the house, leaving Gort and Hobb alone with the corpse and the priest.

The priest fumbled among his robes, looking for a coin to give the drivers, but Gort had already snapped up the whip and slapped the donkey to motion.

Janzi and Gort had sealed their families in the ancestral caves, and for all Colun knew, they remained there, likely to starve.

The keeper, a fat and florid man named Gort, held a long rope, to the end of which had been lashed two meat hooks, donated for the occasion by the crew of the narrow boat.