Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • 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.

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  • proper n. a peninsula in northern Europe which belongs to Denmark

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  • n. an indecisive naval battle in World War I (1916); fought between the British and German fleets off the northwestern coast of Denmark
  • n. peninsula in northern Europe that forms the continental part of Denmark and a northern part of Germany

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Examples

  • A few months ago there was the pin-point attack on the Gestapo Headquarters in Jutland, where they had taken over some of the colleges of the University of the town of Aarhus.

    The Resistance Movement in Denmark

  • In 1944 we had 328 cases of railway sabotage in Jutland, on the mainland from north to south, and it has been intensified during the two first months of 1945 so that in January and February alone we had 247 cases of railway sabotage.

    The Resistance Movement in Denmark

  • Of course up in Jutland you find some large estates, but Danish farms generally run from 25 to 50 acres, and in the intensively developed portions you find thrift and energy, and the ground well cultivated, fertilizers being used in great quantities, with the result that that little country which produces per capita its full share of the world's production gets 87 percent of that production from agriculture.

    Conditions in Britain and Europe

  • Guthini in Jutland, the Usipeti in Westphalia, the Sigambri in the duchy of Berg, were German Cimbrians.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • My grandparents have swum in the North Sea all their lives, mainly from the coast of Jutland, which is even further towards the North Pole than Norfolk.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers

  • Retired vice admiral Sir Reginald Bacon, a protégé of Fisher, the first captain of Dreadnought, and a staunch Jellicoe admirer, wrote a book titled The Jutland Scandal.

    Castles of Steel

  • It consists of a peninsular portion called Jutland, and an extensive archipelago lying east of it.

    Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights

  • The fishing village of Skagen -- the Skaw -- lies where the northern-most tip of the Danish peninsula known as Jutland bends East and breaks the surging waters of the Kattegat and Skagerak seas.

    We Blog A Lot

  • In my "Authoress of the Odyssey" I thought "Jutland" would be a suitable translation, but it has been pointed out to me that

    The Odyssey

  • Designed by Eva Harlou the Z-House is a 700 sqm house located on the eastern coastline of Jutland, Denmark.

    House at Rua Alabarda in Sao Paolo, Brazil

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