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the aurora borealisnoun [S]

uk   /əˌrɔː.rə.bɒr.iˈeɪ.lɪs/  us   /-ˌrɔːr.ə.bɔːr.iˈæl.ɪs/ (also the Northern Lights)
a ​pattern of ​differentlycolouredlights that are sometimes ​seen in the ​nightsky in the most ​northernparts of the ​world
(Definition of the aurora borealis from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Traditional) 北極光…
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