Jotunnheim
noun see Jotunheim I

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  • Jotunnheim — or Jotunheim [yô′toonhām΄, yō′too hām΄] n. 〚ON jǫtunheimar, pl. < jǫtunn (see JOTUNN) + heimr,HOME〛 Norse Myth. the home of the giants * * * …   Universalium

  • Jotunnheim — or Jotunheim [yô′toonhām΄, yō′too hām΄] n. [ON jǫtunheimar, pl. < jǫtunn (see JOTUNN) + heimr,HOME] Norse Myth. the home of the giants …   English World dictionary

  • Jötunnheim —    See Jotunn …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • Jotunheim — /yaw toon haym /, n. Scand. Myth. the outer world, or realm of giants; Utgard. Also, Jotunnheim, Jötunheim, Jötunnheim /yue toon haym /. [ < ON, equiv. to jotunn giant + heimr world, HOME] * * * …   Universalium

  • Jotunheim — /ˈjɔtʊnheɪm/ (say yawtoonhaym) noun Scandinavian Mythology the outer world, or realm of giants; Utgard. Also, Jotunnheim, Jötunnheim /ˈjɜtunheɪm/ (say yertoohnhaym). {Icelandic, from jötunn giant + heimr world, realm} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Jotunheim — /yaw toon haym /, n. Scand. Myth. the outer world, or realm of giants; Utgard. Also, Jotunnheim, Jötunheim, Jötunnheim /yue toon haym /. [ < ON, equiv. to jotunn giant + heimr world, HOME] * * * Jotunheim /yōˈtən hīm/ noun The home of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jotunheim — I. noun also Jotunnheim Etymology: Old Norse Jǫtunheimar Date: 1855 the home of the Jotuns in Norse mythology II. geographical name or Norw Jotunheimen mountains S central Norway see Glittertind …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Asgard —    The fabled city of the Aesir, from which Odin and his followers set forth to battle. It included Valhalla, the great hall of the castle of Gladsheim. The Nordic world was divided into Asgard, the home of the Aesir; Jötunnheim, the home of the… …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

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