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Hyperborean

Hyperborean Meaning & Definition
Hyperborean Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Hyperborean?

[n] (Greek mythology) one of a people that the ancient Greeks believed lived in a warm and sunny land north of the source of the north wind

Synonyms | Synonyms for Hyperborean:

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See Also | mythical being

Hyperborean In Webster's Dictionary

\Hy`per*bo"re*an\, a. [L. hyperboreus, Gr. ?; "ype`r over, beyond + ?. See {Boreas}.] 1. (Greek Myth.) Of or pertaining to the region beyond the North wind, or to its inhabitants. 2. Northern; belonging to, or inhabiting, a region in very far north; most northern; hence, very cold; fright, as, a hyperborean coast or atmosphere. The hyperborean or frozen sea. --C. Butler (1633).
\Hy`per*bo"re*an\, n. 1. (Greek Myth.) One of the people who lived beyond the North wind, in a land of perpetual sunshine. 2. An inhabitant of the most northern regions.

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