- n. A meteorological phenomenon also known as a lunar rainbow or white rainbow, well documented at Cumberland Falls near Corbin, Kentucky, Victoria Falls in Africa as well as other places such as Yosemite National Park.
- moon + bow, by analogy from rainbow (Wiktionary)
“On the Big Island, Chain of Craters Road is unbelievable, and driving towards Waimea is the only place I have ever seen a "moonbow" - a rainbow made from the light of a full moon.”
“ "At night it would more properly be called a moonbow, I should think, but they are one and the same thing.”
“It's called a moonbow and if you're at Yosemite National Park this weekend, you might want to stay up late to catch a glimpse.”
“Since I’ve arrived home, I have learned that a moonbow is a recognized phenomenon.”
“If the full moon is bright, I stroll over to the base of Yosemite Falls and look into the mist for the shimmering, opalescent “moonbow.””
“When it was dark, instead of going to sleep they drove out to the falls to see the moonbow.”
“Holding them tightly together in the manner of someone preparing to scoop water from a stream, he pushed them forward into the moonbow.”
“They had not stumbled through the moonbow, but into it.”
“Dismounting from his morggunt, he strode quickly to the base of the moonbow.”
“There was no sign of the moonbow, or the waterfall that sustained it, or even the Eusebian Gorge.”
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Unusual weather and environmental phenomena.
Words that have only one of the vowels. On this list I include only words with at least three vowels. When I first started the list, if a word had several forms, I generally listed only the one wit...
It's the way the letters combine to form an beautiful whole and the way its sound tickles the ear.
About all that shines
Halos, arcs, and other glowy phenomena.
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