the North Pole

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the North Pole

: the most northern point on the surface of the earth

Word by Word Definitions

north play
  1. : to, toward, or in the north

  1. : situated toward or at the north

  2. : coming from the north

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

  2. : the compass point directly opposite to south

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

pole play
  1. : a long slender usually cylindrical object (such as a length of wood)

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

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

  1. : to act upon with a pole

  2. : to impel or push with a pole

  3. : to propel a boat with a pole

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

  2. : either of two related opposites

  3. : a point of guidance or attraction

  1. : a native or inhabitant of Poland

  2. : a person of Polish descent


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