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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.


(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


(ˈbrɪn hɪld)

(in the Volsunga Saga) a Valkyrie and the wife of Gunnar. See Brunhild.
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Noun1.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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The previously announced transaction in relation to the divestment of a 39 percent working interest in the Brynhild field to CapeOmega was completed on 30 November 2017.
Also, the transaction in relation to the divestment of a 39% working interest in the Brynhild field to CapeOmega was completed on 30 November 2017.
The Brynhild field has been shut-in for production since summer 2017 due to a restriction in the production flowline to the Haewene Brim FPSO.
A joint Vindicia and Xstream solution will allow subscription video on demand (SVOD) users to have an easy and seamless experience when purchasing or signing up for content, which will help build loyalty and affinity for various service offerings," said Brynhild Vinskei, chief marketing officer, Xstream.
In the Icelandic Volsungasaga Sigurd discovers that his mythic status has preceded him when he observes tapestries woven by Brynhild that record his previous adventures.
Lundin begins production at Brynhild OSLO: Sweden's Lundin Petroleum has begun production at its Brynhild oil field off Norway with output above the 12,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) plateau which the company had expected, it said.
Justin Brooke, Jacques and Gwen Raverat, Frances Cornford, Katharine Cox, and the Olivier sisters (Margery, Brynhild, Daphne, and Noel)--these would be the British youths, all born and bred of wealth and education, who would come together in 1909 to indulge in love without sex, to hope for a future without aging, and in short to worship youth and vitality without social purpose, living simply in the countryside.
36) So, also, do the stories of Jason and Medea, Aeneas and Dido, Odysseus and Circe, Sigurd and Brynhild all enact variations on the Sovereignty pattern.
International Resource News-March 5, 2012--Lundin Petroleum AB increases interest in Brynhild Field(C)1994-2012 ENPublishing - http://www.
Brynhild and Ennt, from Norway, said they enjoyed their bus tour of the city and said the Anglican Cathedral was "very impressive".
En el caso de Beatriz Viterbo, la protagonista de "El Aleph", concurren varias figuras canonicas, Beatrice Portinari y Brynhild, en primer plano, y Helena de Troya, de manera tangencial.
27) Vanessa Bell's son Quentin also married into the second generation of 1880s socialism (twice over) in 1952 by wedding Anne Olivier Popham, the daughter of Brynhild Olivier (daughter of Sydney and sister of Noel) and Arthur Ewart 'Hugh' Popham (nephew of Ernest Radford).