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hyperborean


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hyperborean  \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). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hyperborean  \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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