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Walhalla(both: vălhäl`ə, –hăl`ə), in Norse mythology, Odin's hall for slain heroes. This martial paradise was one of the most beautiful halls of 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.
..... Click the link for more information. . The dead warriors, brought to Valhalla by the Valkyries, fought during the day and feasted at night.
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celestial banquet hall for departed war heroes. [Norse Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 1122]
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Valhalla, Walhalla, Valhall, Walhall
Norse myth the great hall of Odin where warriors who die as heroes in battle dwell eternally
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