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Midgard's serpent Line breaks: Midgard's ser|pent

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Scandinavian Mythology

Definition of Midgard's serpent in English:

A monstrous serpent that was the offspring of Loki and was thrown by Odin into the sea, where, with its tail in its mouth, it encircled the earth.

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