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aurora borealis

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An aurora that occurs in northern regions of the earth.

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  • noun The aurora of the northern hemisphere

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  • noun the aurora of the northern hemisphere

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

New Latin aurōra boreālis : Latin aurōra, dawn + Latin boreālis, northern.

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From New Latin aurora borealis, from Latin Aurora ("Roman goddess of the dawn") + borealis ("northern")

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  • named after the Roman goddess of the dawn, Aurora, and the Greek name for north wind, Boreas

    February 24, 2008