from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Polaris.
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- n. Alternative form of pole star.
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- n. the brightest star in Ursa Minor; at the end of the handle of the Little Dipper; the northern axis of the earth points toward it
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Even the Richmond Enquirer, its polar star momentarily obscured, was tossing helplessly on that tempestuous sea.