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gotterdammerung


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ragnarok  \Rag"na*rok"\,  Ragnarok  \Rag"na*r["o]k"\,  n.  [Icel., 
  fr  regin,  r["o]gn,  gods  +  r["o]k  reason,  origin,  history; 
  confused  with  ragna-r["o]kr  the  twilight  of  the  gods.]  (Norse 
  Myth.) 
  The  so-called  ``Twilight  of  the  Gods''  (called  in  German 
  {G["o]tterd["a]mmerung}),  the  final  destruction  of  the  world 
  in  the  great  conflict  between  the  [AE]sir  (gods)  on  the  one 
  hand,  and  on  the  other  the  gaints  and  the  powers  of  Hel 
  under  the  leadership  of  Loki  (who  is  escaped  from  bondage). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Gotterdammerung 
  n  :  myth  about  the  ultimate  destruction  of  the  gods  in  a  battle 
  with  evil  [syn:  {Gotterdammerung},  {Ragnarok},  {Twilight 
  of  the  Gods}] 




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