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 (ăs′gärd′, äz′-)
n. Norse Mythology
The heavenly residence of the gods and slain heroes of war.

[Old Norse Āsgardhr : āss, god; see ansu- in Indo-European roots + gardhr, enclosure; see gher- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˈæsɡɑːd) or


(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth the dwelling place of the principal gods, the Aesir


(ˈɑs gɑrd, ˈæs-)

the home of the gods in Norse mythology.
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Noun1.Asgard - (Norse mythology) the heavenly dwelling of the Norse gods (the Aesir) and slain war heroesAsgard - (Norse mythology) the heavenly dwelling of the Norse gods (the Aesir) and slain war heroes
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Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
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