Aurora-australis meaning

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An aurora that occurs in southern regions of the earth.
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Luminous phenomena similar to the aurora borealis, visible in a zone around the south magnetic pole; southern lights.
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The aurora of the southern hemisphere.
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Origin of aurora-australis

  • New Latin aurōra austrālis Latin aurōra dawn Latin austrālis southern

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From New Latin aurora australis, from Latin aurora (“dawn”) + australis (“southern”).

    From Wiktionary