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Jutland British & World English

A peninsula of NW Europe, forming the mainland of Denmark together with the north German state of Schleswig-Holstein

Jutland, Battle of British & World English

A major naval battle in the First World War, fought between the British Grand Fleet under Admiral Jellicoe and the German High Seas Fleet in the North Sea west of Jutland on 31 May 1916. Although the battle was indecisive the German fleet never again sought a full-scale engagement, and the Allies retained control of the North Sea