cardinal compass point


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Noun1.cardinal compass point - one of the four main compass points
compass point, point - any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass; "he checked the point on his compass"
due north, northward, N, north - the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
due east, east, eastward, E - the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
due south, southward, S, south - the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
due west, westward, W, west - the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
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He then strode round the four cardinal compass points, calling on the elements of earth, air, fire and water to let Nessie surface safely.