noun \ˈthü-lē, ˈthyü-\

Definition of THULE

:  the northernmost part of the habitable ancient world

Origin of THULE

Middle English Tyle, from Old English, from Latin Thule, Thyle, from Greek Thoulē, Thylē
First Known Use: before 12th century


adjective \ˈtü-lē\

Definition of THULE

:  of, relating to, or being the culture existing in the arctic lands from Alaska to Greenland from about a.d. 500 to a.d. 1400

Origin of THULE

Thule, Greenland
First Known Use: 1925


geographical name \ˈtü-lē\

Definition of THULE

settlement NW Greenland

Variants of THULE

Thu·le or Qaa·naaq \kä-ˈnäk\


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