Ultima-thule meaning

tho͝o'lē
The northernmost region of the habitable world as thought of by ancient geographers.
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A distant territory or destination.
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A remote goal or ideal.
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Any far-off, unknown region.
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The farthest limit, uttermost degree, etc.
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Thule (northernmost region)
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Origin of ultima-thule

  • Latin ultima Thūlē ultima feminine of ultimus farthest Thūlē , Thule
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition