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northern lights

noun, (used with a plural verb)
Origin of northern lights
1715-25 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for northern-lights

northern lights

plural noun
another name for aurora borealis
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northern-lights in Science
northern lights  
See under aurora.
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northern-lights in Culture

northern lights definition

See aurora borealis.

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