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n. Norse Mythology
1. The goddess of death and the underworld; the daughter of Loki.
2. The underworld of the dead not killed in battle.
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1. (Norse Myth & Legend) the goddess of the dead
2. (Norse Myth & Legend) the underworld realm of the dead
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a Norse goddess, the daughter of Loki, who ruled the abode of the dead.
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|Noun||1.||Hel - (Norse mythology) goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld|
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
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