the North Pole

Definition of the North Pole

  1. :  the most northern point on the surface of the earth

Word by Word Definitions

northplay North
  1. :  to, toward, or in the north

  1. :  situated toward or at the north

    :  coming from the north

  1. :  the direction of the north terrestrial pole :  the direction to the left of one facing east

    :  the compass point directly opposite to south

    :  regions or countries lying to the north of a specified or implied point of orientation

poleplay Pole
  1. :  a long slender usually cylindrical object (as a length of wood)

    :  a shaft which extends from the front axle of a wagon between wheelhorses and by which the wagon is drawn :  tongue

    :  a long staff of wood, metal, or fiberglass used in the pole vault

  1. :  to act upon with a pole

    :  to impel or push with a pole

    :  to propel a boat with a pole

  1. :  either extremity of an axis of a sphere and especially of the earth's axis

    :  either of two related opposites

    :  a point of guidance or attraction

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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