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Jutland

[juht-luh nd] /ˈdʒʌt lənd/
noun
1.
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
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  • The time came for them when the Queen was travelling through Jutland.

    Denmark

    M. Pearson Thomson
  • Aarhus, the capital of Jutland, is the second oldest town in Denmark.

    Denmark

    M. Pearson Thomson
  • Among the towns of Jutland, Viborg justly holds a high place.

  • But sometimes this is necessary, as it was following the Jutland Battle.

    Some Naval Yarns Mordaunt Hall
  • I had seen ships crushed into wrecks on the west coast of Jutland.

    The Sand-Hills of Jutland Hans Christian Andersen
  • Olaus Roemer was born in Jutland, and studied at Copenhagen.

    Pioneers of Science Oliver Lodge
  • There is the unforgettable picture of Admiral Beatty at Jutland.

    The Armed Forces Officer

    U. S. Department of Defense
  • We were nearing the west coast of the Province of Jutland, in Denmark.

    Through Scandinavia to Moscow

    William Seymour Edwards
  • He is a native of Randers, in Jutland, and was born on January 27, 1815.

    The Violoncello and Its History

    Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski
  • Opposite Denmark and Jutland we had colonies and a Burgtmaagd.

British Dictionary definitions for Jutland

Jutland

/ˈdʒʌtlənd/
noun
1.
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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