[yaw-too n-heym]

noun Scandinavian Mythology.

the outer world, or realm of giants; Utgard.

Also Jo·tunn·heim, Jö·tun·heim, Jö·tunn·heim [yœ-too n-heym] /ˈyœ tʊnˌheɪm/.

Origin of Jotunheim

< Old Norse, equivalent to jǫtunn giant + heimr world, home Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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