Definition of high Arctic in English:

high Arctic

adjective

  • Designating the northernmost part of the Arctic, including the circumpolar Arctic Ocean with its surface ice and its most northerly coastal margins and islands; of, relating to, characteristic of, or inhabiting this region.

noun

  • With the. The high Arctic region.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From high + Arctic.

Pronunciation

high Arctic

/ˌhʌɪ ˈɑːktɪk/