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North Star

n.

North Star

n
(Celestial Objects) the North Star another name for Polaris1

Po•lar•is

(poʊˈlɛər ɪs, -ˈlær-, pə-)

n.
the polestar or North Star, a star of the second magnitude situated close to the north pole of the heavens, in the constellation Ursa Minor: the outermost star in the handle of the Little Dipper.
[1955–60; short for Medieval Latin stella polāris polar star]

North Star

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.North Star - the brightest star in Ursa MinorNorth Star - the brightest star in Ursa Minor; at the end of the handle of the Little Dipper; the northern axis of the earth points toward it
Little Bear, Ursa Minor - a constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star
Little Dipper, Dipper - a cluster of seven stars in Ursa Minor; at the end of the dipper's handle is Polaris

North Star

noun Pole Star, Polaris, lodestar I could see the Bear and had identified the North Star.
Translations

North Star

nNordstern m

North Star

n the North Starla stella polare
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