ultima Thule


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ultima Thule

1. another name for Thule
2. any distant or unknown region

Ultima Thule

to Romans, extremity of the world, identified with Iceland. [Rom. Legend: LLEI, I: 318]
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Ultima Thule means the end of the world, the last extremity.
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