polestar


polestar

noun

Definition of POLESTAR

a guiding or motivating purpose or principle <under the polestar of progress, urban renewal programs gutted the historic districts of many cities>
Synonyms cynosure, direction, focus, lodestar (also loadstar), polestar

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