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Nastrond

[dead-man's region ]. The worst marsh in the infernal regions, where serpents pour forth venom incessantly from the high walls. Here the murderer and the perjured will be doomed to live for ever. (Old Norse, nà, a dead body, and strond, a strand.) (Scandinavian mythology.) (See Likstrond.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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