Jutland

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Jutland

geographical name

Peninsula, northern Europe. Forming the Danish mainland and the German state of Schleswig-Holstein, it is bounded to the west and north by the North Sea. Politically, its name applies only to the mainland of Denmark. It has an area of 11,496 sq mi (29,775 sq km) and is divided into several administrative regions. In World War I, the Battle of Jutland was fought off its coast.

Variants of JUTLAND

Jutland Danish Jylland

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