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 (văl-hăl′ə, väl-hä′lə) also Wal·hal·la (wăl-hăl′ə, văl-, wäl-hä′lə, väl-)
n. Norse Mythology
The hall in which Odin received the souls of slain heroes.

[New Latin, from Old Norse Valhöll : valr, the slain in battle; see welə- in Indo-European roots + höll, hall, hall; see kel- in Indo-European roots.]
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(vælˈhælə) ,






(Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth the great hall of Odin where warriors who die as heroes in battle dwell eternally
[C18: from Old Norse, from valr slain warriors + höll hall]
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(vælˈhæl ə, vɑlˈhɑ lə)

(in Norse myth) the hall of Odin into which the souls of those fallen in battle are received.
[1760–70; Old Norse Valhǫll=val(r) the slain in battle, slaughter (c. Old English wæl) + hǫll hall]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Valhalla - (Norse mythology) the hall in which the souls of heros slain in battle were received by OdinValhalla - (Norse mythology) the hall in which the souls of heros slain in battle were received by Odin
Heaven - the abode of God and the angels
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
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[vælˈhælə] NValhala m
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nWalhall nt, → Walhalla nt or f
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(26) Ernst-Thilo Kalke, The Trump of Swing I fur tiefes Horn und Klavier (Magdeburg, Germany: Edition Walhall, 1996).
Edition Walhall, established in 1993, is the imprint of Verlag Franz Biersack (Magdeburg) that publishes church music and sacred music for the solo voice and other instruments.
Edition Walhall, Richard-Wagner-Strasse 3, D-39106 Magdeburg, Germany.