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aurora australis

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noun aurora aus·tra·lis \-ȯ-ˈstrā-ləs, -ä-ˈstrā-\

Definition of aurora australis

  1. :  an aurora that occurs in earth's southern hemisphere —called also southern lights



Origin and Etymology of aurora australis

New Latin, literally, southern dawn


First Known Use: 1741

Rhymes with aurora australis


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