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cardinal points

plural noun
1.
the four chief directions of the compass; the north, south, east, and west points.
Origin of cardinal points
1540-1550
First recorded in 1540-50
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cardinal points

plural noun
1.
the four main points of the compass: north, south, east, and west
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