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(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth the god of light and the dawn, and the guardian of the rainbow bridge Bifrost
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Noun1.Heimdall - (Norse mythology) god of dawn and light; guardian of Asgard
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
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Most of his poetry was written when he was a young man; it is filled with the vigor and joy of life, his love of country, and his admiration for the heroic, as exemplified by a portrait of Danish critic Georg Brandes in the periodical Heimdallur (1884).