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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPolarisPo‧la‧ris1 /pəˈlɑːrɪs $ -ˈlæ-/ 🔊 🔊 a ballistic missile (=a flying weapon) fired from a submarine, which was developed in the US in the 1950s and 1960s and is a nuclear weapon. Polaris missiles were kept by the military forces of the US and the UK until the 1990s, when they were replaced by Trident missiles.PolarisPolaris2 🔊 🔊 another name for the Pole Star
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