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Walkyrie

[wahl-keer-ee, -kahy-ree, vahl-, wahl-keer-ee, vahl-] /wɑlˈkɪər i, -ˈkaɪ ri, vɑl-, ˈwɑl kɪər i, ˈvɑl-/
noun
1.
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  • The Walkyrie in Teutonic mythology, whose office it is to bear the souls of fallen heroes from the field of battle.

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  • It bears the same relation to the author's later work as Rienzi to The Walkyrie.

  • Two years later the music to the Walkyrie was all done, and Siegfried begun.

British Dictionary definitions for Walkyrie

Walkyrie

/vælˈkɪərɪ; ˈvælkɪərɪ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Valkyrie
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