What Is the Meaning of the Northern Star?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 27, 2020 12:44:54 PM ET
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The Northern Star is an eternal reassurance for travelers heading north, a constant bright source on their journeys. The star is actually called the Polaris star, but is most known as the Northern Star, which is its affectionate nickname.

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