Definitions for ultima thuleˈʌl tə mə ˈθu li
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ultima thule
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ul•ti•ma Thu•leˈʌl tə mə ˈθu li(n.)
(italics) Latin. the highest degree attainable.
Category: Foreign Term
the farthest point; the limit of any journey.
Category: Ancient History
Ref: Thule (def. 1). 1
Origin of ultima Thule:
1655–65; lit., farthest Thule
Thule, ultima Thule(noun)
the geographical region believed by ancient geographers to be the northernmost land in the inhabited world
Ultima Thule is a Swedish rock band. Their style is based on what they call Vikingarock, which combines occasional folk melodies with rock, mixed with Oi!, street punk and Teddy Boy. Some of their lyrics are versions of poems and traditional songs by Evert Taube, such as "Änglamark". They have also released a version of Sweden's national anthem, "Du gamla, Du fria'". They have been described as a white power band, though ethnomusicologist Benjamin Teitelbaum disputes this classification. För Fäderneslandet is Ultima Thule's most popular album, selling more than 100,000 copies. Vikingabalk, their second best selling album, went gold with more than 80,000 copies sold.
Find a translation for the ultima thule definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these ultima thule definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"ultima thule." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 24 Apr. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/ultima thule>.