Definition of Jutland, Battle of in US English:

Jutland, Battle of

proper noun

  • A major naval battle in World War I, fought between the British Grand Fleet under Admiral Jellicoe and the German High Seas Fleet in the North Sea west of Jutland on May 31, 1916. Although the battle was indecisive, the German fleet never again sought a full-scale engagement, and the Allies retained control of the North Sea.