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Asgard (n.)

in Norse religion, the home of the gods and goddesses and of heroes slain in battle, from Old Norse, from āss "god," which is related to Old English os, Gothic ans "god" (see Aesir) + garðr "enclosure, yard, garden" (from PIE root *gher- (1) "to grasp, enclose").

updated on September 26, 2022

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Definitions of Asgard from WordNet

Asgard (n.)
(Norse mythology) the heavenly dwelling of the Norse gods (the Aesir) and slain war heroes;
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