What does the word hyperborean mean?

Usage examples for hyperborean

  1. Your only chance of escaping from semi- suffocation is to secure a seat next to a window, and keep it open, hardening your heart against all the grumbling of your neighbors, who run through a whole gamut of complaints, in the hope of softening or shaming the Hyperborean. – Border and Bastille by George A. Lawrence
  2. Rice grows in the valleys, but there is not much cultivation, and the country looks rough, cold, and hyperborean. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  3. The Hyperborean gods are burning brush, and it spread, and all the hoes in heaven couldn't stop it. – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs