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Valhalla

Valhalla or Walhalla (both: vălhälˈə, –hălˈə), in Norse mythology, Odin's hall for slain heroes. This martial paradise was one of the most beautiful halls of Asgard. The dead warriors, brought to Valhalla by the Valkyries, fought during the day and feasted at night.
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Valhalla

celestial banquet hall for departed war heroes. [Norse Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 1122]
See: Heaven
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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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