from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The northern end of the earth's axis of rotation, a point in the Arctic Ocean.
  • n. The celestial zenith of this terrestrial point.
  • n. The northern end of the axis of rotation of a planet or other celestial body.
  • n. The north-seeking magnetic pole of a straight magnet.


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