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Jutland

[juht-luh nd]
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).
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Danish Jylland.
Related formsJut·land·er, nounJut·land·ish, adjectivepost-Jut·land, adjective
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Examples from the Web for jutland

Historical Examples

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for jutland

Jutland

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 fleetsDanish name: Jylland
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