a course whose bearing is given relative to the geographical meridian.
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How to use true course in a sentence
In fact, I am persuaded that my true course is to be master of myself and of my time.Washington Irving | Henry W. Boynton
While he had winked his eyes, so it seemed to him, the true course had fairly straddled away from the lubber line.Blow The Man Down | Holman Day
According to his ample knowledge of the shoals, he had been on his true course and well off the dangerous shallows.Blow The Man Down | Holman Day
In some instances the needle has been drawn as much as seven degrees from its true course.
To steer the true course, one must not only see the star but have a pilot.Wise or Otherwise | Lydia Leavitt