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Meaning of VALHALLA

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a heavenly place (peaceful and beautiful) where those who are favored by the gods can go when they die
 

VALHALLA is a 8 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: Elysian Fields, Elysium, paradise
 
 See Also: Heaven

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Val*hal"la\, n. [Icel. valh["o]ll, literally, hall of
the slain; valr the slain (akin to AS. w[ae]l, OHG. wal
battlefield, wuol defeat, slaughter, AS. w[=o]l pestilence) +
h["o]ll a royal hall. See {Hall}, and cf. {Walhalla}.]
[Written also {walhalla}.]
1. (Scand. Myth.) The palace of immortality, inhabited by the
   souls of heroes slain in battle.

2. Fig.: A hall or temple adorned with statues and memorials
   of a nation's heroes; specifically, the Pantheon near
   Ratisbon, in Bavaria, consecrated to the illustrious dead
   of all Germany.

 

 

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