[ ahs-gahrd, as- ]

nounScandinavian Mythology.
  1. the home of the Aesir and location of Valhalla and the palaces of the individual gods: connected with the earth by the rainbow bridge, Bifrost.

Origin of Asgard

<Old Norse Āsgarthr, equivalent to ās god (cognate with Old English ōs) + garthr yard; see garth

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Asgarth (ˈæsɡɑːθ)

/ (ˈæsɡɑːd) /

  1. Norse myth the dwelling place of the principal gods, the Aesir

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