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north pole

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north pole

noun

Definition of NORTH POLE

1
a often capitalized N&P :  the northernmost point of the earth; broadly :  the corresponding point of a celestial body (as a planet)
b :  the zenith of the heavens as viewed from the north terrestrial pole
2
of a magnet :  the pole that points toward the north when the magnet is freely suspended

First Known Use of NORTH POLE

14th century

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