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noun Scandinavian Mythology.
  1. the domain of elves.
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Origin of Alfheim

< Old Norse Alfheimr, equivalent to alf- (stem of alfr) elf + heimr world, home
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Examples from the Web for alfheim

Historical Examples

  • In spite of the cloud that hung over Asgard all was fair and peaceful in Alfheim.

    The Heroes of Asgard

    Annie Keary

  • The road from Alfheim to Svartheim is not as long as you would be apt to imagine.

  • Alfheim the gods to Frey gave in days of yore for a tooth-gift.

  • So Frey went out, leaving the sir in their trouble, and came to his own lovely home, Alfheim.

    Asgard Stories

    Mary H. Foster and Mabel H. Cummings