American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A native or inhabitant of Poland.
- n. A person of Polish descent.
- Pole, Reginald 1500-1558. English prelate. The last Roman Catholic archbishop of Canterbury (1556), he was a leading figure in the Counter Reformation.
- From German Pole. (Wiktionary)
“The Arctic Ocean is round the North Pole; the Antarctic Ocean is round the South Pole_.”
“The thought he later pursued in Queen Mab about a millennium introduced by the preseccion of the equinoxes to the point at which the pole on which the earth rotates would no longer be tilted in relation to the Sun does not seem to be relevant her, since the Pole is here to be "consumed" or destroyed, rather than realigned.”
“But it is probable, that at the period when they first applied this constellation, which is supposed to be about 1250 years before Christ, they did not fix on the star at the extremity of the tail of Ursa Minor, which is what we call the Pole Star; for by a Memoir of the Academy of Sciences”
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels - Volume 18 Historical Sketch of the Progress of Discovery, Navigation, and Commerce, from the Earliest Records to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century, By William Stevenson
“The blank circle at the North Pole is a region the satellites cannot image.”
“A clip from the Arctic expedition mockumentaryBeyond the Pole is sitting atThe Guardian.”
“Kingfisher North Pole is part of my old stomping grounds.”
“Newly Recovered Image of the Moon's South Pole is the next entry in this blog.”
“So for instance, I picked the “N” page on which Featherbottom visits the North Pole instead of the one where he goes to Naples or New Orleans because the North Pole is where Santa lives, and also, the illustration on the North Pole page showed an awesome narwhal with a giant cone on its head that I knew Austin would think was pretty boss.”
“Since the North Pole is on top of the polar ice cap -- essentially a huge ice floe -- and the actual point of land that marks it is at the bottom of the Arctic Ocean, there was no way at the time to prove that either man was ever there.”
“Pole is always important (because) where you put the car on Saturday will determine your race result quite a bit on Sunday.”
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