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true course

noun, Navigation.
a course whose bearing is given relative to the geographical meridian. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • This is the true course, and that which I have urged him to enforce with all his credit.

    The Greville Memoirs (Second Part) Charles C. F. Greville
  • Remember, however, that this will be the true course to sail.

    Lectures in Navigation Ernest Gallaudet Draper
  • The result will be the log tan of the true course, which find in Table 44.

    Lectures in Navigation Ernest Gallaudet Draper
  • Yet of their true course and bearing they were as ignorant as ever.

  • In fact, I am persuaded that my true course is to be master of myself and of my time.

    Washington Irving Henry W. Boynton
  • She led him as before, and touching the wall, made a true course for the opening.

    A Tale of Two Tunnels William Clark Russell
  • For every planet draws it more or less out of its true course.

    Not Guilty Robert Blatchford
  • He now bore off to the right to counteract the possible deviation from his true course.

    Love of Life Jack London
  • The true course, had it been possible, was the union of Ireland with England.

  • No hope, no help, nothing for it but to set a true course and hang to it.

    The Younger Set Robert W. Chambers

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