Aurora borealis is also called the northern lights or polar lights.
An example of Aurora Borealis is the light display also known as the Northern Lights.
Origin of aurora borealisL, literally , northern aurora: see Aurora and amp; Boreas
nounpl. aurora bo·re·al·is·es or aurorae borealis
Origin of aurora borealisNew Latin aur&omacron;ra borealis : Latin aur&omacron;ra, dawn + Latin borealis, northern.