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English definition of “compass point”

compass point

noun [C]    
any of the 32 marks on the compass that show direction Points of the compassDirection of motion
(Definition of compass point noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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