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Meaning of THULE

Pronunciation:  'toolee

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.