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

  • n. Illumination of the night sky by electric lights, as in an urban area, that interferes with astronomical observation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An excess of artificial light, especially near urban areas, reducing visibility of stars, etc. in the night sky.


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