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(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth the god of the sea, fishing, and prosperity
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the Norse god of winds, navigation, and prosperity, and the father of Frey and Freya.
[< Old Norse Njǫrthr; compare Latin Nerthus, a Germanic female deity described by Tacitus]
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|Noun||1.||Njord - (Norse mythology) chief of the Vanir; god of the sea and winds and prosperity; father of Frey and Freya; sometimes subsumes Teutonic Nerthus|
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
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