Definition of true north noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


true north

BrE BrE//ˌtruː ˈnɔːθ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtruː ˈnɔːrθ//
[uncountable] The Earth and the atmosphere
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north according to the earth’s axis (= the imaginary line through the earth’s centre from north to south) compare magnetic north See related entries: The Earth and the atmosphere
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: true north