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rhumb

[ruhm, ruhmb] /rʌm, rʌmb/
noun, Navigation
2.
a point of the compass.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Spanish rumbo < Latin rhombus rhombus
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  • Work also includes ornate cartouche and wind rose, and extensive notes, and rhumb lines.
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rhumb

/rʌm/
noun
1.
short for rhumb line
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