Pronunciation: (ät'lē), [key]
—n. Scand. Legend.
Attila, king of the Huns: represented in the Volsunga Saga as the brother of Brynhild and the second husband of Gudrun, whose brothers he killed in order to get the Nibelung treasure. Cf. Etzel.
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