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the aurora borealis

noun [S] uk   /əˌrɔː.rə.bɒr.iˈeɪ.lɪs/  us   /-ˌrɔːr.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
Translations of “the aurora borealis”
in Chinese (Traditional) 北極光…
in Chinese (Simplified) 北极光…
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