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, 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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god of dawn and protector of rainbow bridge, Bifrost. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 488]
guardian of Bifrost; distinguished for acute vision and hearing. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 488]
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