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polestar

[pohl-stahr] /ˈpoʊlˌstɑr/
noun
1.
2.
something that serves as a guiding principle.
3.
something that is the center of attention or attraction.
Origin of polestar
1545-1555
1545-55; pole2 + star
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British Dictionary definitions for pole star

pole star

noun
1.
a guiding principle, rule, standard, etc

Pole Star

noun
1.
the Pole Star, the star closest to the N celestial pole at any particular time. At present this is Polaris, but it will eventually be replaced by some other star owing to precession of the earth's axis
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