Meaning of Hyperborean


Pronunciation: (hī"pur-bôr'ē-un, -bōr'-, -bu-rē'-), [key]
— n.
  1. one of a people supposed to live in a land of perpetual sunshine and abundance beyond the north wind.
  2. an inhabitant of an extreme northern region.
  1. of or pertaining to the Hyperboreans.
  2. (l.c.) of, pertaining to, or living in a far northern region.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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