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true north

n
(Physical Geography) the direction from any point along a meridian towards the North Pole. Also called: geographic north Compare magnetic north

true′ north′


n.
the direction of the north pole from a given point.

true north

true north

- North according to the earth's axis, not magnetic north.
See also related terms for north.

true north

The direction from an observer's position to the geographic North Pole. The north direction of any geographic meridian.
Translations

true north

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