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[juht-luh nd] /ˈdʒʌt lənd/
a peninsula comprising the continental portion of Denmark: naval battle between the British and German fleets was fought west of this peninsula 1916. 11,441 sq. mi. (29,630 sq. km).
Danish Jylland.
Related forms
Jutlander, noun
Jutlandish, adjective
post-Jutland, adjective Unabridged
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  • They sailed over to Jutland to the south of Vendilskage, and so south to Thioda; and over all they carried fire and sword.

    Heimskringla Snorri Sturlason
  • Among the towns of Jutland, Viborg justly holds a high place.

  • The Skagerrak (Jutland) battle has proved what the fleet meant and what it was worth.

    The Kaiser's Memoirs William II, German Emperor
  • But sometimes this is necessary, as it was following the Jutland Battle.

    Some Naval Yarns Mordaunt Hall
  • Aarhuus , a port on the E. of Jutland, with a considerable export and import trade, and a fine old Gothic cathedral.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • I had seen ships crushed into wrecks on the west coast of Jutland.

    The Sand-Hills of Jutland Hans Christian Andersen
  • Aalborg , a trading town on the Liimfiord, in the N. of Jutland.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • Aarhus, the capital of Jutland, is the second oldest town in Denmark.

    Denmark M. Pearson Thomson
  • The mighty naval battle of Jutland had quickly transformed itself from a defeat into a brilliant triumph.

    The Pretty Lady Arnold E. Bennett
  • At the point of Jutland, and opposite Shagen, beds less productive are found.

    The Ocean World: Louis Figuier
British Dictionary definitions for Jutland


a peninsula of N Europe: forms the continental portion of Denmark and geographically includes the N part of the German province of Schleswig-Holstein, while politically it includes only the mainland of Denmark and the islands north of Limfjorden; a major but inconclusive naval battle was fought off its NW coast in 1916 between the British and German fleets Danish name Jylland
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