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NOUN (1)

1. myth about the ultimate destruction of the gods in a battle with evil;
[syn: Gotterdammerung, Ragnarok, Twilight of the Gods]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ragnarok \Rag"na*rok"\ (r[.a]"n[.a]*r[o^]k"), Ragnarok \Rag"na*r["o]k"\ (r[.a]"n[.a]*r[^u]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[aum]mmerung), the final destruction of the world in the great conflict between the Aesir (gods) on the one hand, and on the other, the giants and the powers of Hel under the leadership of Loki (who is escaped from bondage). [Webster 1913 Suppl.]