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Definition of the noun herm

What does herm mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: herms

  1. a statue consisting of a squared stone pillar with a carved head (usually a bearded Hermes) on top; used in ancient Greece as a boundary marker or signpost
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: statue = a sculpture representing a human or animal


  1. Herm is one of the Channel Islands and part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, located in the English Channel, north-west of France and south of England. It is 1.5 miles long and under 0.5 miles wide; orientated north-south, with several stretches of sand along its northern coast. Guernsey lies to the west and Jersey to the south-east, and the smaller island of Jethou is just off the south-west coast.
  2. Herm is an Island.

There are other places with in their name, like L'Herm and Saint-Cernin-de-l'Herm.


Herm is a fictional character from the 1988 film The Great Outdoors.

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Google previewStories about Stories (2013)

Fantasy and the Remaking of Myth by Brian Attebery

A herm is a column topped by a male head. It is limbless, phallic in shape and often with an erect phallus of its own. The facial expression is usually described ...

Google previewA Treasury of Hellenic Prayers

by Monte Plaisance, Jamie Authement

A herm is a stone or wooden pillar topped with a drawing or sculpture of Hermes' face or with a phallic image at its base – or both. 20 A thyrsus wand is a staff or wand topped with a pinecone and decorated with colorful ribbons.

Google previewInformation Modelling and Knowledge Bases X (1999)

by Hannu Kangassalo

HERM is an extended ER model but NIAM is an object-role model. There are also methods to transform conceptual schemata into object oriented database schemata, like F2 oneept [13]. A method mapping an object- protocol schema into a ...

Google previewThe Guernsey Magazine (1890)

A Monthly Illustrated Journal of Useful Information, Instruction, and Entertainment

Herm is a small island near Guernsey, and forms a separation between the Great ...

Google previewPenny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1841)

" go • Herm is an island adjoining 3...ernse y .

Google previewA Lexicon to Aeschylus (1847)

Containing a Critical Explanation of the More Difficult Passages in the Seven Tragedies by William Linwood

- Herm. - Stanl.

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

Herm. e Lindsay Schiede lancepod f lonchocarpe de Schiede de Lindsay 4302 Lonchocarpus sericeus (Poir.) Kunth ex DC. Leguminosae S North America (Mexicoto Panama) South America (tropics) MW MC SCAfrica L D hygmes drfd ma ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Architecture (2015)

by James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson

herm,. hermes. Statue found in *Antiquity, comprising head and neck or head and shoulders (often representing Hermes or Mercury) joined to a quadrangular shaft proportioned to be the same height as a human body and slightly tapered ...

Google previewIndustrie-Lexicon von Rheinland-Westphalen. ... Nach amtlichen ... Quellen ... aufgenommen, etc (1875)

by Christoph SANDLER

und Herm. Sichel 1842 gegründet worden. Gebr. Siebel, Sohlederfabrik. Gegründet 17 So, jetzige Inhaber: J. H. Siebel Jacob Sohn, Gust, und Albrecht Sebel. B. & G. Siebel, Sianosenfabrik.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Christianity (2005)

by Erwin Fahlbusch

Actus Vercellenses Herm. Vis. Hermas, Vision(s) Acts Phil. Acts of Philip Hilary of Poitiers Acts Thom. Acts of Thomas Coll. antiar. Collectanea antiariana parisina Apoc. Pet. Apocalypse of Peter Hippolytus Apos. Const. Apostolic Constitutions ...

Google previewBibliotheca classica, sive Lexicon manuale ... Editio altera auctior et emendatior. [The compiler's preface signed: Herm. Bosscha.] (1816)

Herm äch us. Mítylenaeus, tilius Agemarchi, dîscipulus Epicuri, opibus едет, ingenio dives, a Praeceprore Iuccesfor dictus, qui in horris fuis doceren Diag. Laën. in Epic. Cic. Fin. II. 30. Acad. IV. 30.

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Deid men dae nae herm.
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Scrabble value of H4E1R1M3

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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