Elfland

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

elf +‎ land, coming from the idea of an elf home (Elfhame) in Old English ballads and Álfheim in Old Norse mythology.

Proper noun[edit]

Elfland

  1. The land of the elves. Home of the elves.
    • 1850, Alfred Lord Tennyson, The Splender Falls (poem):
      O sweet and far from cliff and scar
      The horns of Elfland faintly blowing.

Alternative forms[edit]

Elfenland

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References[edit]

  • Wikipedia article, Álfheim. Accessed April 16, 2007.