Hyperboreans

Hyperborean

[hahy-per-bawr-ee-uhn, -bohr-, -buh-ree-]
noun
1.
Classical Mythology. 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.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to the Hyperboreans.
4.
(lowercase) of, pertaining to, or living in a far northern region.

Origin:
< Latin hyperbore(us) < Greek hyperbóreos beyond the north wind, northern, polar (hyper- hyper- + boréas the north, the north wind) + -an; see Boreas

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Hyperborean (ˌhaɪpəˈbɔːrɪən)
 
n
1.  Greek myth one of a people believed to have lived beyond the North Wind in a sunny land
2.  an inhabitant of the extreme north
 
adj
3.  (sometimes not capital) of or relating to the extreme north
4.  of or relating to the Hyperboreans
 
[C16: from Latin hyperboreus, from Greek huperboreos, from hyper- + Boreas the north wind]

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