Jotunheim

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noun Jo·tun·heim \ ˈyō-tᵊn-ˌhīm , -ˌhām , -ˌtu̇n- \
variants: or less commonly Jotunnheim

Definition of Jotunheim

:the home of the Jotuns in Norse mythology

Origin and Etymology of jotunheim

Old Norse Jǫtunheimar


Jotunheim

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geographical name Jo·tun·heim \ ˈyō-tᵊn-ˌhām \
variants: or Norwegian Jotunheimen play \-ˌhā-mən\

Definition of Jotunheim

mountains in south central Norway — see glittertind

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