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  • proper n. The Geographic North Pole or Terrestrial North Pole; the northernmost point on Earth, of latitude 90°.
  • proper n. The Magnetic North Pole of Earth.
  • proper n. The Geomagnetic North Pole of Earth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. that point in the heavens, or on the earth, ninety degrees from the equator toward the north.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the northernmost point of the Earth's axis


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  • "No clues, but most likely they flew over the North Pole in long-range super jets," Billing answered.

    I, TOO, DREAM....

  • A new and wobbly orbit that passed through Alaska, south over the Pacific, across Grahamland in Antarctica and directly south of South America, up over Africa and western Europe, then around the North Pole in a shallow curve, maybe two hundred miles distant from it at the nearest point.

    Ice Station Zebra

  • St.C. My dear Vermont, you natives up by the North Pole set an extravagant value on time!

    The Christian Slave: A Drama

  • A month before he journeyed to the North Pole with the Hilary expedition, Neil had become a member of a fourteen-member commission named by President Ronald Reagan to “devise an aggressive civilian space agenda to carry America into the twenty-first century.”

    First Man

  • I'd drag you stampedin 'to Jericho or the North Pole if I could keep you away from that table.


  • "Essentially," Harper said, "it's a series of very low frequency radio receivers near the North Pole that listen to the sounds of the earth – plasma wave emissions from the northern lights, broadband pulses from lightning storms, that sort of thing."

    Deception Point

  • We sailed in company for years, but now that steamer, the Viedler, is bound on a voyage of discovery to the North Pole and has no desire to aid a craft which has met with disaster, even though manned by old friends.

    The Romance and Tragedy

  • Ten years ago, Michael discovered the Department 56 North Pole Village and purchased twelve porcelain buildings in one spree at the local Hallmark store.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Matters

  • Charles Blair, who has flown solo over the North Pole twice in single-engine fighters to prove a navigational point, can tell you better than I that our support people have failed to procure a better navigational mousetrap.

    Thud Ridge


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