- among the ancients, the northernmost region of the world, possibly taken to be Norway, Iceland, Jutland, etc.also ultima Thule
- Eskimo settlement on the NW coast of Greenland: site of U.S. air base
Origin of ThuleClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Thoul?, Thyl?
A Native American culture that spread eastward across coastal Arctic regions to eastern Canada and Greenland from its beginnings in the Bering Strait region, flourishing from about 1000 to 1600.
Origin of ThuleAfter Thule1.
A town of northwest Greenland northwest of Cape York. A US air base was built here after World War II.
The most northerly region of the habitable world to ancient Greek geographers. Posited as an island north of Britain, it has been variously identified with Iceland, Norway, and the Shetland Islands.