Hy`per*bo"re*an (?), a. [L. hyperboreus, Gr. ; 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).

 

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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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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