Meaning of “halo” in the English Dictionary

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"halo" in British English

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halonoun

uk /ˈheɪ.ləʊ/ us /ˈheɪ.loʊ/ plural haloes or halos

[ C ] a ring of light around the head of a holy person in a religious drawing or painting

[ 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 curls

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

"halo" in American English

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halonoun [ C ]

us /ˈheɪ·loʊ/ plural halos or haloes

a ring of light around or above the head of a holy person in a religious drawing or painting

(Definition of “halo” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)