1. [syn: north, magnetic north, compass north]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
magnetic north \magnetic north\ n.
The direction in which the north-pointing end of a compass
needle points; at low latitudes it is close to geographic
(true) north, but deviates substantially from true north as
one nears the north pole.
Syn: north, compass north.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the direction in which a compass needle points [syn:
north, magnetic north, compass north]