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Jotunheim

[ yaw-toon-heym ]
/ ˈyɔ tʊnˌheɪm /
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noun Scandinavian Mythology.
the outer world, or realm of giants; Utgard.
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Also Jo·tunn·heim, Jö·tun·heim, Jö·tunn·heim [yœ-toon-heym]. /ˈyœ tʊnˌheɪm/.

Origin of Jotunheim

<Old Norse, equivalent to jǫtunn giant + heimr world, home

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Jotunheim

Jotunnheim

/ (ˈjɔːtʊnˌheɪm) /

noun
Norse myth the home of the giants in the northeast of Asgard

Word Origin for Jotunheim

from Old Norse, from jötunn giant + heimr world, home
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