Ring of the Nibelung


Ring of the Nibelung
n.
Gmc. Legend the ring made from the Rheingold by Alberich, leader of a race of dwarfs called the Nibelungs

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  • Ring of the Nibelung — Ring of the Nibelung, 1. German Legend. a magic ring made from the Rheingold by Alberich, a dwarf. 2. a cycle of four operas by Richard Wagner …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ring of the Nibelung — /ˈnibəlʊŋ/ (say neebuhloong) noun German Legend a magic ring belonging to Alberich, king of the dwarfs, who placed a curse on it after it was stolen from him …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Ring of the Nibelung, The — /nee beuh loong / Richard Wagner s tetralogy of music dramas: Das Rheingold (completed 1869), Die Walküre (completed 1870), Siegfried (completed 1876), and Götterdämmerung (completed 1876): the cycle was first performed at Bayreuth, 1876 …   Useful english dictionary

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