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Regiment of the North Pole

ˈrɛdʒɪm(ə)nt ɒv ðə nɔːθ pəʊl

noun | Astroanthropology

the medieval rule by which the North Pole was able to be found via navigation by the stars.

Origin and etymology

  • The origins of the phrase Regiment of the North Pole are not currently known, although historian John North did use the phrase in his 2008 work Cosmos which is Cometan adopted the term.