Hyperborean



[hahy-per-bawr-ee-uh n, -bohr-, -buh-ree-] /ˌhaɪ pərˈbɔr i ən, -ˈboʊr-, -bəˈri-/

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 relating to the Hyperboreans.
4.
(lowercase) of, relating to, or living in a far northern region.
/ˌhaɪpəˈbɔːrɪən/
noun
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
adjective
3.
(sometimes not capital) of or relating to the extreme north
4.
of or relating to the Hyperboreans
adj.

1590s, from Late Latin hyperboreanus, from Latin hyperboreus, from Greek hyperboreos “pertaining to the regions of the far north,” from hyper (see hyper-) + Boreas (see Boreal). The Hyperboreans were an imagined Arctic people believed by the ancients to be distinguished by piety and happiness. Middle English had iperborie “the far north of the Earth” (mid-15c.).

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Hyper-c

    A data parallel extension of C from HyperParallel Tech, France, for PVM, CM and Maspar. It is available from Fortunel Systems , +1 (919) 319 1624. E-mail: . (1994-11-17)

  • Hypercalcemia

    [hahy-per-kal-see-mee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pər kælˈsi mi ə/ noun, Pathology. 1. an abnormally large amount of calcium in the blood. hypercalcemia hy·per·cal·ce·mi·a (hī’pər-kāl-sē’mē-ə) n. An abnormally high concentration of calcium in the blood.



  • Hypercapnia

    /ˌhaɪpəˈkæpnɪə/ noun 1. an excess of carbon dioxide in the blood Also hypercarbia hypercapnia hy·per·cap·ni·a (hī’pər-kāp’nē-ə) n. An increased concentration of carbon dioxide in the blood. Also called hypercarbia.

  • Hypercalciuria

    [hahy-per-kal-si-yoo r-ee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pərˌkæl sɪˈyʊər i ə/ noun, Pathology. 1. an abnormally high amount of calcium in the urine. hypercalciuria hy·per·cal·ci·u·ri·a (hī’pər-kāl’sē-yur’ē-ə) n. The excretion of abnormally high concentrations of calcium in the urine.



Disclaimer: Hyperborean definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.