Southern Lights

noun (plural) bands of coloured light in the night sky, seen in the most southern parts of the world

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • Southern Lights — n the Southern Lights bands of coloured light that are seen in the night sky in the most southern parts of the world = aurora australis …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Southern Lights — the moving colored lights that sometimes appear in the sky near the South Pole …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Southern Lights — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ the aurora australis …   English terms dictionary

  • southern lights — n. [also S L ] AURORA AUSTRALIS …   English World dictionary

  • southern lights — south′ern lights′ n. pl. astron. mer aurora australis • Etymology: 1765–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • southern lights — Astron. See aurora australis. [1765 75] * * * also called  Aurora Australis,         luminous atmospheric display visible in the Southern Hemisphere. See aurora. * * * …   Universalium

  • southern lights — noun The aurora of the southern hemisphere. Syn: aurora australis …   Wiktionary

  • southern lights — noun the aurora of the southern hemisphere • Syn: ↑aurora australis • Hypernyms: ↑aurora …   Useful english dictionary

  • southern lights — noun plural Date: 1775 aurora australis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • southern lights — aurora australis …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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