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halo

noun uk   /ˈheɪ.ləʊ/ us    /-loʊ/ (plural haloes or halos)
[C] a ring of light around the head of a holy person in a religious drawing or paintingQuantities and units of lightPictures [C usually singular] a bright circle of light around something, or something that looks like this: the halo around the moon a halo of blonde curlsQuantities and units of light
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