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see AsgardAsgard
, in Norse mythology, home of the gods, also known as Aesir. It consisted of luxurious palaces and halls, in which the gods (whose chief was Odin) dwelled, conferred, and banqueted. One of the most beautiful of these halls was Valhalla.
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Bifrost

rainbow of water and fire for gods’ passage from Asgard to Midgard. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 139]
See: Bridge
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