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n. Norse Mythology
A Valkyrie who is revived from an enchanted sleep by Sigurd, who falls in love with her and proposes to her.
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(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth a Valkyrie won as the wife of Gunnar by Sigurd who wakes her from an enchanted sleep: corresponds to Brunhild in the Nibelungenlied
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(in the Volsunga Saga) a Valkyrie and the wife of Gunnar. See Brunhild.
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|Noun||1.||Brynhild - a Valkyrie or a queen in the Nibelungenlied who loved the hero Siegfried; when he deceived her she had him killed and then committed suicide|
mythology - myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
Teuton - a member of the ancient Germanic people who migrated from Jutland to southern Gaul and were annihilated by the Romans
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