true north

noun

Definition of true north

: north that is calculated by using an imaginary line through the Earth rather than by using a compass : the direction that leads to the North Pole

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“True north.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/true%20north. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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