[ gin-oong-gah-gahp ]
/ ˈgɪn uŋ gɑˈgɑp /
noun Scandinavian Mythology.
a primordial void, filled with mists, existing between Niflheim and Muspelheim.
Origin of Ginnungagap
From Old Norse, perhaps literally, magical gap
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Examples from the Web for ginnungagap
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.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson