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Ride of the Valkyries, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishRide of the Valkyries, thethe Ride of the ValkyriesˌRide of the ˈValkyries, the / $ ˌ.. ..ˈ../ 🔊 🔊 an exciting piece of music from the operaThe Valkyries by Richard wagner, played when the valkyries, female messengers of the god Odin, ride into battle on their flying horses and take the souls of dead soldiers to valhalla. The music is often used in films and advertisements.
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