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Meaning of THULE

Pronunciation:  'toolee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the geographical region believed by ancient geographers to be the northernmost land in the inhabited world
  2. [n]  a town in northwestern Greenland; during World War II a United States naval base was built there
 

THULE is a 5 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: ultima Thule
 
 See Also: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, Greenland, Gronland, Kalaallit Nunaat, town

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Thu"le\, n. [L. Thule, Thyle, Gr. ?, ?.]
The name given by ancient geographers to the northernmost
part of the habitable world. According to some, this land was
Norway, according to others, Iceland, or more probably
Mainland, the largest of the Shetland islands; hence, the
Latin phrase ultima Thule, farthest Thule.

 

 

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