Norse Mythology Submitted Place Names

These names occur in Norse mythologies and legends.
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ÁSBRÚ (Other) Norse Mythology
Means "Æsir bridge". This is another name for the Bifrǫst.
ASGARD (Other) English, Norse Mythology
English form of Old Norse Ásgarðr meaning "enclosure of the Æsir".
ÁSGARÐR (Other) Norse Mythology
Norse form of Asgard, composed of Old Norse áss "Æsir, god" and garðr "enclosure, stronghold, castle". Ásgarðr is the home of the Æsir gods in Norse Mythology.
BIFRǪST (Other) Norse Mythology
Means "swaying road to heaven", derived from Old Norse bifa ("shake, sway"). In Norse mythology this is the name of the bridge connecting Asgard and Midgard.
JǪTUNHEIMR (Other) Norse Mythology
Combination of Old Norse jǫtunn "jotun, giant" and heimr "home, earth, world". Jǫtunheimr is the home of the jǫtunn, a type of entity in Norse mythology.
MIÐGARÐR (Other) Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of Midgard.
VALHALLA (Other) Norse Mythology, English, Danish, Italian, Portuguese
Variant of Norse Valhǫll, composed of Old Norse valr "the slain" and hǫll "hall". This is the name of the afterlife and the home of heroic warriors who died in battle, as well as some of the Æsir gods... [more]
VÍÐBLÁINN (Other) Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse víðr "wide, extensive" and blár "blue, dark, livid" (the colour used to describe corpses and bruises, e.g. hel-blár "black as death"; compare Bláinn)... [more]