Jutland


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Jut·land

 (jŭt′lənd)
A peninsula of northern Europe comprising mainland Denmark and northern Germany. The name is usually applied only to the Danish section of the peninsula. The largest naval battle of World War I was fought by British and German fleets off the western coast of Jutland on May 31-June 1, 1916.

Jutland

(ˈdʒʌtlənd)
n
(Placename) a peninsula of N Europe: forms the continental portion of Denmark and geographically includes the N part of the German province of Schleswig-Holstein, while politically it includes only the mainland of Denmark and the islands north of Limfjorden; a major but inconclusive naval battle was fought off its NW coast in 1916 between the British and German fleets. Danish name: Jylland

Jut•land

(ˈdʒʌt lənd)

n.
a peninsula comprising the continental portion of Denmark. 11,441 sq. mi. (29,630 sq. km).
Danish, Jylland.
Jut′land•er, n.
Jut′land•ish, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jutland - peninsula in northern Europe that forms the continental part of Denmark and a northern part of Germany
Danmark, Denmark, Kingdom of Denmark - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe; consists of the mainland of Jutland and many islands between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea
Skagens Odde, Skaw - a cape on the northernmost tip of Jutland between the Skagerrak and the Kattegatt
2.Jutland - an indecisive naval battle in World War I (1916)Jutland - an indecisive naval battle in World War I (1916); fought between the British and German fleets off the northwestern coast of Denmark
First World War, Great War, War to End War, World War 1, World War I - a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918
Danmark, Denmark, Kingdom of Denmark - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe; consists of the mainland of Jutland and many islands between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea
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Jutland

nJütland nt
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