aurora australis

aurora australis

[aw-strey-lis]
noun Meteorology.
the aurora of the Southern Hemisphere.
Also called southern lights.


Origin:
1735–45; < Neo-Latin: southern aurora; see austral

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aurora australis (ɒˈstreɪlɪs)
 
n
(sometimes capital) Also called: southern lights the aurora seen around the South Pole
 
[New Latin: southern aurora]

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