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true north

the direction from any point along a meridian towards the North Pole

true north

[′trü ′nȯrth]
(navigation)
The direction of the north geographical pole.
The reference direction for measurement of true directions.

true north

The direction from an observer’s position to the geographic north pole.

true north

The direction from an observer's position to the geographical North Pole. It is the north direction of any geographical meridian.