compass point (ˈkʌmpəs pɔɪnt)
- any of the main points of a compass: north, south, east, or west
Example Sentences Including 'compass point'
For many the tradition is a compass point which helps one chart one's own position.
A Backdoor to Heaven
The Chinese also believe that each compass point has a dominant element that should be used in the corresponding area of the home or garden.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
The north west is no more than a compass point and the people of Liverpool have nothing in common with people in Cumbria.
Liverpool Daily Post and Echo (2004)
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