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compass point

noun [C] uk   us  
any of the 32 marks on the compass that show direction
Translations of “compass point”
in Chinese (Traditional) (羅盤上的)羅經方位點…
in Chinese (Simplified) (罗盘上的)罗经方位点…
(Definition of compass point from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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