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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.]
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(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth the dwelling place of the principal gods, the Aesir
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As•gard(ˈɑs gɑrd, ˈæs-)
the home of the gods in Norse mythology.
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|Noun||1.||Asgard - (Norse mythology) the heavenly dwelling of the Norse gods (the Aesir) and slain war heroes|
fictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place - a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
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