Jo·​tun·​heim ˈyō-tᵊn-ˌhīm How to pronounce Jotunheim (audio) -ˌhām How to pronounce Jotunheim (audio)
variants or less commonly Jotunnheim
: the home of the Jotuns in Norse mythology

Word History


Old Norse Jǫtunheimar

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Jotunheim was in 1855

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Cite this Entry

“Jotunheim.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

Jo·​tun·​heim ˈyō-tᵊn-ˌhām How to pronounce Jotunheim (audio)
variants or Norwegian Jotunheimen
mountains in south central Norway see glittertind

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