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Voluspa

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Voluspa vol-us-pä′ one of the poems of the Elder Edda: a sibyl or prophetess—a wrong use, though found in Scott's Pirate.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ice. Völuspá, the song of the sibyl, völu, gen. of völva, a prophetess, spá, prophecy.

Usage

In literature:

The first poem in the first part of the poetic Edda is the Voluspa, or Wisdom of Vala.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
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