The part of the world inhabited by people, imagined as a fortress encircled by a huge serpent and built by the Norse gods around the middle region of the universe.
In Scand. myth., the abode of this human race, formed away or the eyebrows of Ymer, among the first giants, and joined up with to Asgard, or perhaps the abode of gods, by the rainbow-bridge. See Asgard.
(Norse mythology) the abode of people in Norse mythology