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au•ro•ra aus•tra•lis /əˈrɔrə ɔˈstreɪlɪs/USA pronunciation n. [countable; usually singular;WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
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Astronomy, Meteorologythe aurora of the Southern Hemisphere.Also called ˈsouth•ern ˈlights.
(ô strā′lis),USA pronunciation [Meteorol.]
- Astronomy, Meteorologythe aurora of the Southern Hemisphere. Also called southern lights.
- Neo-Latin: southern aurora; see austral
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aurora australis /ɒˈstreɪlɪs/ n
Etymology: New Latin: southern aurora
- (sometimes capital) the aurora seen around the South Pole
Also called: southern lights
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