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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Greek mythology) one of a people that the ancient Greeks believed lived in a warm and sunny land north of the source of the north wind.

Usage examples (34)
  • After this exercise, he blew a hyperborean whistle, as if to blow his wrath away.
  • Never is this pretty variety of woman to be seen in the hyperborean regions of the Rue
  • The “hyperborean” theme is based on Greek legends of long-lived people in the North.
  • Luckily, the range safety officer had a hyperborean charm primed and froze it before it bit somebody. for more
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