• IPA: /əˈɹɔː.ɹə/, /ɔːˈɹɔː.ɹə/

aurora (plural auroras)

  1. An atmospheric phenomenon created by charged particles from the sun#Noun|sun striking the upper atmosphere, creating coloured light#Noun|lights in the sky. It is usually named australis or borealis based on whether it is in the Southern or Northern Hemisphere respectively.
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Proper noun
  1. (Roman god) Roman goddess of the dawn; equivalent of the Greek Eos. Sister of Luna and Sol.
  2. A female given name, in regular use since the 19th century.
  3. (astronomy) 94 Aurora, a main belt asteroid.
  4. (naval) the Russian cruiser Aurora, a cruiser of Soviet Navy.
  5. (poetic) the dawn
  6. A town in Ontario, Canada.
  7. A town in Western Cape, South Africa.
  8. A town in Suriname.
  9. A province in Philippines, ;.
  10. A suburb in Melbourne, Australia.
  11. A historic district of Turin.
  12. A locale in Brazil.
    1. A municipality in Ceará.
    2. A municipality in Santa Catarina.
  13. A locale in Philippines.
    1. A town in Isabela.
    2. A town in Zamboanga del Sur, ;.
  14. A locale in US.
    1. A city in Colorado, ;.
    2. A city in Illinois, and suburb of.
    3. A city in Ohio.
    4. A town in Erie County, New York.
    5. A city in Missouri, ;.
    6. A city/county seat in Hamilton County, Nebraska.
    7. A city in Indiana, ;.
    8. A city in Minnesota.
    9. A city in Texas.
    10. A town in Florence County, Wisconsin.
    11. A town in Waushara County, Wisconsin.
    12. A city in Utah, ;.
    13. A city in Oregon, ;.
    14. A village in Cayuga County, New York.
    15. A town in South Dakota, ;.
    16. A town in North Carolina.
    17. A town in Taylor County, Wisconsin.
    18. CDP in West Virginia.
    19. A city in Iowa, ;.
    20. A town in Maine, ;.
    21. A city in Kansas, ;.
    22. A neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana.
    23. An unincorporated community in Arkansas.
    24. An unincorporated community in California.
    25. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
    26. A ghost town in Nevada, ;.
    27. A ghost town in Kenosha County, Wisconsin.
    28. An unincorporated community in Washington County, Wisconsin.
  15. (historical) An island in Vanuatu, t1=Maewo
  16. (historical) An island in French Polynesia, t1=Makatea
  • Russian: Авро́ра
  • Spanish: Aurora

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