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n. pl. aurora aus·tra·lis·es (-lĭ-sĭz) or aurorae australis
An aurora that occurs in southern regions of the earth. Also called southern lights.
[New Latin aurōra austrālis : Latin aurōra, dawn + Latin austrālis, southern.]
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(Physical Geography) (sometimes capital) the aurora seen around the South Pole. Also called: southern lights
[New Latin: southern aurora]
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auro′ra aus•tra′lis(ɔˈstreɪ lɪs)
the aurora of the Southern Hemisphere. Also called southern lights.
[1735–45; < New Latin: southern aurora; see austral1]
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An aurora that occurs in southern regions of the Earth. Also called southern lights.
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|Noun||1.||aurora australis - the aurora of the southern hemisphere|
aurora - an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force
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