Meaning of “the aurora borealis” in the English Dictionary

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"the aurora borealis" in British English

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the aurora borealisnoun [ S ]

uk /əˌrɔː.rə bɒr.iˈeɪ.lɪs/ us /əˌrɔːr.ə bɔːr.iˈæl.ɪs/ also the Northern Lights

a pattern of differently coloured lights that are sometimes seen in the night sky in the most northern parts of the world

(Definition of “the aurora borealis” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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