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Thor

 (thôr)
n. Norse Mythology
The god of thunder.

[Old Norse Thōrr; see (s)tenə- in Indo-European roots.]

Thor

(θɔː)
n
(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth the god of thunder, depicted as wielding a hammer, emblematic of the thunderbolt
[Old English Thōr, from Old Norse thōrr thunder]

Thor

(θɔr)

n.
the Norse god of thunder and the sky, armed with a magical hammer.
[before 1050; Old English Thōr < Old Norse Thōrr literally, thunder]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Thor - (Norse mythology) god of thunder and rain and farmingThor - (Norse mythology) god of thunder and rain and farming; pictured as wielding a hammer emblematic of the thunderbolt; identified with Teutonic Donar
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
Translations
ThorTor
ThorTor
Þór
Donar
Tor
Perún
Tor

Thor

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During the struggle between himself and Thunor, the Norse Thor, Thunor is said to have hurled a massive boulder at Woden, who had planted himself upon Turner's Hill in Rowley.
Dale, Arkansas joined regulators in six states to put Franklin American, Old Southwest and six other companies networked under the name Thunor Trust into receivership.
El danes que articulaba el nombre de Thor o el sajon que articulaba el nombre de Thunor no sabia si esas palabras significaban el dios del trueno o el estrepito que sucede al relampago.
Those ancient gods - Woden (Odin) and Thunor (Thor), Tiw and Frige - now wander like ghosts through English folklore and the English landscape; largely forgotten, but distantly felt.
This tradition is believed to have been inherited from the Vikings who burned huge log fires to celebrate the god Thor, the Saxon equivalent in this country being Thunor.
The companies, which mostly sold funeral policies to low-income people, were controlled by the Thunor Trust, a holding company owned by Frankel.
Frankel is accused of controlling a racketeering enterprise that included Thunor Trust and Liberty National Securities Inc.
North's major proposal is that the search for relics of Woden and Thunor and the rest of the hypothesized pantheon is misguided, since these were 'relatively minor elements within a larger natural religion of which the main concern was the renewal of the farming year' (p.
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The seven insurance companies were all part of two holding companies owned or controlled by Tennessee-based Thunor Trust, set up in 1991 to acquire controlling interest in life insurer Franklin American Life, also based in Tennessee.
Fred Robinson has written that "The Beowulf poet would not be the only Germanic Christian who thought his ancestors may have been capable of sensing the existence of a Creator and of directing their piety toward this dimly perceived Creator rather than toward Germanic gods such as Woden, Thunor, and Tiw" (35).
In the most recent and authoritative survey of place-names referring to sites of pagan religious worship in Anglo-Saxon England, Gelling identified a corpus of some forty-three names, of which eleven are derived from Thunor, the god of thunder.