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n. Norse Mythology
The god of thunder.
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(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth the god of thunder, depicted as wielding a hammer, emblematic of the thunderbolt
[Old English Thōr, from Old Norse thōrr thunder]
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the Norse god of thunder and the sky, armed with a magical hammer.
[before 1050; Old English Thōr < Old Norse Thōrr literally, thunder]
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|Noun||1.||Thor - (Norse mythology) god of thunder and rain and farming; pictured as wielding a hammer emblematic of the thunderbolt; identified with Teutonic Donar|
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
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