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(Physical Geography) another name for aurora borealis
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auro′ra bo•re•al′is(ˌbɔr iˈæl ɪs, -ˈeɪ lɪs, ˌboʊr-)
the aurora of the Northern Hemisphere. Also called northern lights, auro′ra polar′is.
[1621; < New Latin: northern aurora; see boreal]
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|Noun||1.||northern lights - the aurora of the northern 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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pl the northern lights → das Nordlicht
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northern lightsnpl the northern lights → l'aurora boreale
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