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polar star

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Noun1.polar star - the brightest star in Ursa Minorpolar 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
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Duncan had no other guide than a distant glimmering light, which served, however, the office of a polar star to the lover.
This is, beyond question, a bold and presumptuous doubt, inasmuch as many distinguished characters, called men of the world, long-headed customers, knowing dogs, shrewd fellows, capital hands at business, and the like, have made, and do daily make, this axiom their polar star and compass.
How could you have acted, as the polar star of all.
President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga issued an order to award Japanese national Ayumi Konishi the Polar Star Order of Mongolia in recognition of his contributions to developing economic partnership between Mongolia and the Asian Development Bank, Montsame reports.
President Battulga orders to award ADB Special Senior Advisor with Polar Star Order AKIPRESS.COM - President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga issued an order to award Japanese national Ayumi Konishi the Polar Star Order of Mongolia in recognition of his contributions to developing economic partnership between Mongolia and the Asian Development Bank, Montsame reports.
The contest was sponsored by Sons of Norway Polar Star Lodge 5-472, a Fox Valley Norwegian-American social group.
Salt Lake City based Private equity firm Polar Star Capital Partners has announced the firm's launch with its recent purchase of a controlling interest in Meridian Restaurants Unlimited, a 126-store franchisee in the Burger King system, the company said.
Coast Guard (USCG) cutter Polar Star (WAGB10) during Operation Deep Freeze, which kicked off in December 2017 and culminated in February.
14 June 2018 - US-based startup private equity firm Polar Star Capital Partners has launched with its recent purchase of a controlling interest in US-based Burger King franchisee Meridian Restaurants Unlimited, the firm said.
Floral tributes - including an arrangement of white lilies to represent the universe and another of white roses as the polar star - were brought into the church.
Tributes of white lilies and roses represented the universe and the polar star.