aurora (n.)

  1. the first light of day; we got up before dawn; they talked until morning

    [ Syn: dawn , dawning , morning , first light , daybreak , break of day , break of the day , dayspring , sunrise , sunup , cockcrow ]

  2. an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force

  3. (Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn; counterpart of Greek Eos

    [ Syn: aurora ]

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