North Star

noun

Definition of North Star

: the star of the northern hemisphere toward which the axis of the earth points

called also polestar

First Known Use of North Star

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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North Star

noun

Kids Definition of North Star

: the star toward which the northern end of the earth's axis most closely points

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