the North Star

noun

: a bright star that can be seen in the sky in northern parts of the world when one is looking directly toward the north

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“The North Star.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20North%20Star. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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