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[vah-luh] /ˈvɑ lə/
noun, Scandinavian Mythology.
a prophetess. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Even little Vala had been pleased to lie in his strong arms.

    Prisoners of Conscience Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • God feeds the gulls and the ravens, and he will not starve Nanna and Vala.

    Prisoners of Conscience Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • I would have made the promises for Vala; I would have done so gladly.

    Prisoners of Conscience Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • Some antiquarians consider the Vala to be the same as the Nornor, or Fates.

    Ten Great Religions James Freeman Clarke
  • Then came the Vala whose name is Groa, the wife of Orvandel the Bold.

  • Under all circumstances, the passage quoted informs us that she is a Vala.

    Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3 Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.
  • The husband of Groa, the Vala who sang magic songs over Thor after he had fought with Hrungner.

  • "The cloud is on my sight, and the burthen is on my soul, and I cannot read thy rede," murmured the Vala.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • A faint smile, as of triumph, broke over the lips of the Vala, and then as suddenly yielded to an expression of great sadness.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Bow thy heart to the Vala, and mistrust the wisdom that sees only the things of the daylight.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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