Classical Mythology. one of a people supposed to live in a land of perpetual sunshine and abundance beyond the north wind.
an inhabitant of an extreme northern region.
of or relating to the Hyperboreans.
(lowercase) of, relating to, or living in a far northern region.
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How to use Hyperborean in a sentence
The other Hyperborean races do not widely differ in character and physical appearance from those already described.The Desert World | Arthur Mangin
Like many nations of the Hyperborean group, the Chorotegans of Nicoya pierced the lower lip and inserted a round piece of bone.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
His favorite place of abode was in the Hyperborean Mountains, from whence he sallied forth on wild raids.Myths of Greece and Rome | H. A. Guerber
This last some represent as a Lycian, others as an Hyperborean: and by many he was esteemed an Egyptian.
It was like some Hyperborean hell, and we the doomed wretches sentenced to our eternity of toil.John Splendid | Neil Munro
British Dictionary definitions for Hyperborean
Greek myth one of a people believed to have lived beyond the North Wind in a sunny land
an inhabitant of the extreme north
(sometimes not capital) of or relating to the extreme north
of or relating to the Hyperboreans
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