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[broo n-hil-duh; German bryn-hil-duh] /brʊnˈhɪl də; German ˌbrünˈhɪl də/
the heroine of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelungs.
Compare Siegfried.
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/ˈbrʊnhɪld; -hɪlt/
(in the Nibelungenlied) a legendary queen won for King Gunther by the magic of Siegfried: corresponds to Brynhild in Norse mythology
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Brünnhilde [(broohn-hil-duh)]

A character in Norse mythology, also known by the name Brynhild. Brünnhilde, a Valkyrie, or woman servant of Odin, loved the hero Siegfried. After she found out that he had deceived her, she had him killed and committed suicide.

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