Hyperborean

Definition of Hyperborean

Hy`per`bo´re`an
a.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).
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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