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In the United Kingdom

  • The Guardian
    The Guardian
    The Guardian, formerly known as The Manchester Guardian , is a British national daily newspaper in the Berliner format...

    , founded in 1821 as the Manchester Guardian and renamed in 1959
  • The Guardian (1713)
    The Guardian (1713)
    The Guardian was a short-lived newspaper published in London from 12 March to 1 October 1713. It was founded by Richard Steele and featured contributions from Joseph Addison, Thomas Tickell, Alexander Pope and Ambrose Philips...

    , founded in 1713 and running only briefly
  • The Guardian (Anglican newspaper), an Anglican newspaper founded in 1846 and running until 1951
  • Lancaster Guardian, a broadsheet of Lancaster, Lancashire
  • Cornish Guardian
    Cornish Guardian
    Cornish Guardian is a weekly newspaper in Cornwall, UK, which is part of the Cornwall & Devon Media group. It is published in 7 separate editions:*Bodmin edition*Lostwithiel and Fowey edition*Newquay edition*North Cornwall edition...

    , a Cornish local weekly newspaper

In Canada

  • The Guardian (Charlottetown)
  • The Brampton Guardian
    The Brampton Guardian
    The Brampton Guardian is a locally distributed, cost-free community newspaper in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.-History:In the late-1950s, the Bramalea development began, under the oversight of Bayton Holdings Ltd., then Bramalea Consolidated Developments Limited...

  • Etobicoke Guardian
    Etobicoke Guardian
    The Etobicoke Guardian is a two times a week tabloid format newspaper that publishes each Thursday and Friday. The newspaper is published by Toronto Community News, a division of Metroland Media Group, a Torstar company, which also publishes The Scarborough Mirror, The East York Mirror, The...

  • York Guardian
    York Guardian
    The York Guardian is a weekly tabloid format newspaper that is published each Thursday. The newspaper is published by Toronto Community News, a division of Metroland Media Group, which also publishes The North York Mirror, The East York Mirror, The Beach-Riverdale Mirror, The Scarborough Mirror,...

In the United States

  • San Francisco Bay Guardian
    San Francisco Bay Guardian
    The San Francisco Bay Guardian is a free alternative newspaper published weekly in San Francisco, California. The paper is owned mostly by its publisher, Bruce B...

  • Guardian (US)
    Guardian (United States)
    The Guardian was a radical leftist independent weekly newspaper published between 1948 and 1992 in New York City. The paper was founded by James Aronson, Cedric Belfrage and John T. McManus.-Formation:...

    , a New York newspaper founded in 1948 as the National Guardian, renamed in 1967 and running until 1992
  • UCSD Guardian
    UCSD Guardian
    The UCSD Guardian is a student-operated newspaper at the University of California, San Diego. Originally named the Triton Times, it is published twice a week during the regular academic year, usually Mondays and Thursdays. Although the Guardian is officially a university department, it is funded...

    , the official newspaper for the University of California, San Diego

In other countries

  • The Guardian (Belize)
    The Guardian (Belize)
    The Guardian is a Belizean newspaper and the official print organ of the United Democratic Party.It is published on Thursdays and sells for BZ$1.00.- UDP newspaper history before Guardian :...

  • The Guardian (Nigeria)
    The Guardian (Nigeria)
    The Guardian is an independent daily newspaper published in Nigeria by Guardian Newspapers Limited.The Guardian has been described as "Nigeria's most respected newspaper".-Foundation:...

  • Trinidad Guardian
    Trinidad Guardian
    The T&T Guardian is the oldest daily newspaper in Trinidad and Tobago. Founded in 1917, the Guardian is published by the Trinidad Publishing Company. The newspaper was published as a broadsheet since inception but changed to tabloid format, known as the "G-sized Guardian", in November 2002...

  • The newspaper of the Communist Party of Australia (current)


  • AF Guardian, a warplane of the US Navy
  • HMS Guardian
    HMS Guardian
    Three ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Guardian: was a 44-gun fifth rate launched in 1784, and converted to a transport ship in 1789. She struck an iceberg in the Southern Ocean that year, but was successfully beached, before being wrecked in a hurricane. was a net-laying and...

    , three ships of the Royal Navy
  • Northrop Grumman Guardian
    Northrop Grumman Guardian
    The Northrop Grumman Guardian is a passive anti-missile countermeasure system designed specifically to protect commercial airliners from shoulder-launched missiles , using directed infrared countermeasures technology....

    , an anti-missile system for commercial airliners

Film, television and theatre

  • The Guardian (1990 film)
    The Guardian (1990 film)
    The Guardian is a 1990 American horror film directed by William Friedkin and starring Jenny Seagrove, Dwier Brown and Carey Lowell. A cable television version of the film was credited to "Alan Von Smithee", indicating that Friedkin wished to disassociate himself from its release.This ended up as...

    , a horror film directed by William Friedkin
  • The Guardian (2006 film)
    The Guardian (2006 film)
    The Guardian is a 2006 action-adventure drama film starring Kevin Costner, Ashton Kutcher, and Melissa Sagemiller. The film was released on September 29, 2006, and was directed by Andrew Davis, director of The Fugitive...

    , a drama starring Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher
  • The Guardian (TV series)
    The Guardian (TV series)
    The Guardian is an American drama series which aired on CBS from September 25, 2001 to May 4, 2004. It is currently showing in re-runs on the Sleuth Channel in the US. The Guardian has also aired in the United Kingdom on the Hallmark Channel, ABC1 and more recently five USA and as of August...

    , a CBS series that first aired in 2001 starring Simon Baker
    Simon Baker
    Simon Baker is an Australian actor. Since 2008, he has starred in the CBS television series The Mentalist.-Early life:...

  • The Guardians (TV series)
    The Guardians (TV series)
    The Guardians was a television drama series of 13x60 minute episodes made by London Weekend Television and broadcast in the UK on the ITV network between July 10, 1971 and October 2, 1971....

    , an ITV series that aired in 1971
  • The Guardian (play)
    The Guardian (play)
    The Guardian is a Caroline era stage play, a comedy written by Philip Massinger, dating from 1633. "The play in which Massinger comes nearest to urbanity and suavity is The Guardian...."-Performance:...

    , the Caroline era stage play by Philip Massinger
  • Guardians (play)
    Guardians (play)
    Guardians is an Off-Broadway play written by Peter Morris. It debuted at the 2005 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, winning the "Fringe First Award" and made its New York debut on April 11, 2006 at The Culture Project.-Synopsis:...

    , an Off-Broadway stage play by Peter Morris
  • The Black Guardian
    Black Guardian
    The Black Guardian is a character in the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. He was played by Valentine Dyall....

     and White Guardian
    White Guardian
    The White Guardian is a character in the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. He was played by Cyril Luckham, with the exception of a vocal message in The Stones of Blood which was performed by Gerald Cross....

    , supreme beings in the Whoniverse
    Whoniverse, a portmanteau of the words "Who" and "universe", is a word used to describe the fictional setting of the television series Doctor Who, K-9 and Company, Torchwood, The Sarah Jane Adventures and K-9, as well as other related stories...

  • A group of characters in the TV series Challenge of the GoBots
    Challenge of the GoBots
    Challenge of the GoBots is an American animated series produced by Hanna-Barbera, based on the Gobots toy-line released from Tonka. Most of the toys were imported from the Japanese Machine Robo toy line. The show originally debuted in animated form as a five-part miniseries, which aired in...

  • A supercomputer in both the book Colossus
    Colossus (novel)
    Colossus is a science fiction novel by British author Dennis Feltham Jones, about super-computers assuming control of man. Two sequels, The Fall of Colossus and Colossus and the Crab continued the story...

    and the film Colossus: The Forbin Project
    Colossus: The Forbin Project
    Colossus: The Forbin Project is an American science fiction thriller film. It is based upon the 1966 novel Colossus, by Dennis Feltham Jones, about a massive American defense computer, named Colossus, becoming sentient and deciding to assume control of the world.-Plot:Dr. Charles A...

  • The Guardian, a character in the television series The Tribe

Books and comics

  • The Guardian (novel), a novel by Micheal Hay
  • The Guardians (novel)
    The Guardians (novel)
    The Guardians is a young adult science fiction novel written by John Christopher, originally published in 1970.Set in the year 2052, the novel depicts a future, authoritarian England divided into two distinct societies: the modern, overpopulated "Conurbs" and the aristocratic, rarefied "County";...

    , a novel by John Christopher
  • The Guardian's Bane, a novel by Simone Clark
  • Guardian (comics)
    Guardian (comics)
    Guardian, in comics, may refer to:* Guardian , the alias of Jim Harper, a costumed hero* Guardian , the alias of James Hudson, a superhero...

    , various comics
  • The Guardians series, a series of military science fiction novels by Richard Austin
    Victor Milan
    Victor Woodward Milán is an American writer known for libertarian science fiction and an interest in cybernetics. In 1986 he won the Prometheus Award for Cybernetic Samurai. He has also written several shared universe works for the Forgotten Realms, Star Trek, and Wild Cards Universes...

  • The Guardian (novel)
    The Guardian (novel)
    The Guardian is the 7th novel by American writer Nicholas Sparks.The book is a love story/thriller about a Great Dane named Singer and a widow named Julie trying to find a new life partner. Among those she considers are Mike, an old friend of hers, and Richard, a successful manager. The reader...

    , a novel by Nicholas Sparks
  • Guardians of the Universe
    Guardians of the Universe
    The Guardians of the Universe, alternatively known as the Guardians or Oans are a fictional extraterrestrial race in the DC Comics universe. They first appeared in Green Lantern Vol. 2 #1 , and were created by John Broome and Gil Kane. Here they do not reveal their existence to Hal, bringing his...

    , a fictional alien race in DC Comics

Card, computer, and video games

  • The name given to Immortals (GMs) in the first online 3D MMORPG, Meridian 59
    Meridian 59
    Meridian 59, abbreviated M59, is an online computer role-playing game first published by the now defunct 3DO Company. First launched online in an early form on December 15, 1995 and released commercially on September 27, 1996 with a flat-rate monthly subscription, Meridian 59 is often credited as...

  • Guardians (card game)
    Guardians (card game)
    Guardians is a collectible card game created by Keith Parkinson and Luke Peterschmidt, published by Friedlander Publishing Group between 1995 and 1996.-Artwork:Guardians was most renowned for the quality of its artwork. Artists include:...

  • A fictional unit in the computer game Battle Realms
    Battle Realms
    Battle Realms, released by Ubisoft in 2001, is a Japanese themed real-time strategy computer game and is the first game created by Liquid Entertainment. Ubisoft released the stand alone expansion pack Battle Realms: Winter of the Wolf in 2002....

  • Zerg
    Species of StarCraft
    Blizzard Entertainment's bestselling real-time strategy game series StarCraft revolves around interstellar affairs in a distant sector of the galaxy, with three species and multiple factions all vying for supremacy in the sector...

    , a fictional race in the computer game StarCraft
  • Guardian (video game)
    Guardian (video game)
    Guardian is a 3D shoot 'em up video game. It was originally released in 1994 for the Commodore Amiga CD32 game console, and later converted to the Amiga 1200 on floppy disk...

    , a 3D shoot 'em up for the Amiga CD32 games console
  • An indestructible enemy in the Final Fantasy VI
    Final Fantasy VI
    is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square , released in 1994 for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System as a part of the Final Fantasy series. Set in a fantasy world with a technology level equivalent to that of the Second Industrial Revolution, the game's story focuses on a...

     console game
  • The enemy of the Avatar in the Ultima series
  • The main and player character of The Guardian Legend
    The Guardian Legend
    The Guardian Legend, known in Japan as , is a hybrid action-adventure/shoot 'em up video game developed by Compile for the Nintendo Entertainment System . It is the sequel to the 1986 MSX game Guardic, and was published and released in Japan by Irem in 1988, in North America by Brøderbund in 1989,...

  • The operating system of the Tandem Computers/HP NonStop
    NonStop can refer to the line of HP Integrity NonStop computers, the line of Tandem NonStop computers that preceded them, or the NonStop OS operating system that is designed for them. NonStop systems are based on an integrated hardware/software stack...

  • They are basic unit in Dwarven faction, in game The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II
    The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II
    The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II, abbreviated BFMEII, is a real-time strategy video game developed and published by Electronic Arts. It is based on the fantasy novels The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien and its live-action film trilogy adaptation...

     that can be upgraded with Siege Hammers, Mithril Male, Forged Blades and a Banner Carrier.

Other uses

  • Guardian Building Society, a former UK building society, now merged into the Cheltenham & Gloucester
  • Guardian Capital Group
    Guardian Capital Group
    Guardian Capital Group , founded in 1962, operates several fully owned subsidiaries whose operations are to provide investment management services, financial advisory services, retail distribution of mutual funds, insurance, and general corporate services. Guardian Capital Group is headquartered in...

    , a publicly traded asset managemet
  • Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
    Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
    The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America is a Fortune 300 company founded in 1860 in New York, New York. It is the fourth largest mutual life insurance company in the United States.-Current business:...

    , a mutual life insurance company domiciled in New York
  • Guardian Industries, a manufacturer of glass, automotive and building products
  • Guardian (band)
    Guardian (band)
    Guardian is an American Christian hard rock/metal band. The band released six studio albums, three additional albums in Spanish—and toured extensively worldwide...

  • Guardian, the name in Malaysia and Singapore for Mannings
    Mannings or Guardian is a chain of personal health and beauty retailer offering comprehensive range of pharmacies, healthcare, personal care, skin care and baby care products. It is wholly owned by Dairy Farm International Holdings.-External links:* * *...

    , a health care retailer
  • Shoghi Effendi
    Shoghi Effendi
    Shoghí Effendí Rabbání , better known as Shoghi Effendi, was the Guardian and appointed head of the Bahá'í Faith from 1921 until his death in 1957...

    , the appointed leader (Guardian) of the Bahá'í Faith from 1921 to 1957
  • Philosopher king
    Philosopher king
    Philosopher kings are the rulers, or Guardians, of Plato's Utopian Kallipolis. If his ideal city-state is to ever come into being, "philosophers [must] become kings…or those now called kings [must]…genuinely and adequately philosophize" .-In Book VI of The Republic:Plato defined a philosopher...

    , a type of figure in Plato's Republic
  • Guardian temperament
    Guardian temperament
    The Guardian temperament is one of four temperaments defined by David Keirsey. Correlating with the SJ Myers-Briggs types, the Guardian temperament comprises the following role variants : Inspector , Protector , Provider , and Supervisor .-Description:Guardians are concrete in communicating...

    , one of the four temperaments according to the Keirsey Temperament Sorter
  • The Guardian Exchange
    Guardian Exchange
    Guardian Exchange was an underground telephone exchange built in Manchester in the 1950s. It was built together with the Anchor Exchange in Birmingham and the Kingsway exchange in London - all believed to provide hardened communications in the event of nuclear war...

    , an underground telephone exchange
  • Galaxy, previously Guardian, is a canceled prototype space habitat