Definition of ultima Thule in English:

Share this entry

ultima Thule

Pronunciation: /ˌʌltɪmə ˈθuːliː/

noun

A distant unknown region; the extreme limit of travel and discovery: the Orkney Islands seemed to be ultima Thule to the English

Origin

Latin, literally 'furthest Thule' (see Thule).

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: ul¦tima Thule

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.