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Ginnungagap

[gin-oong-gah-gahp]
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.
  1. a primordial void, filled with mists, existing between Niflheim and Muspelheim.
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Origin of Ginnungagap

From Old Norse, perhaps literally, magical gap
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Examples from the Web for ginnungagap

Historical Examples

  • Then Odin and his brothers dragged the huge body of Ymer into the middle of Ginnungagap, and fashioned from it the world.

    The Story of Norway

    Hjalmar H. Boyesen

  • They dragged the body of Ymir into the middle of Ginnungagap, and of it formed the earth.