Associations to the word «Aurora»


AURORA, noun. An atmospheric phenomenon created by charged particles from the sun striking the upper atmosphere, creating coloured lights in the sky. It is usually named australis or borealis based on whether it is in the southern or northern hemispheres respectively.
AURORA, proper noun. (Roman god) Roman goddess of the dawn; equivalent of the Greek Eos. Sister of Luna and Sol.
AURORA, proper noun. A female given name, in quiet but regular use since the 19th century.
AURORA, proper noun. (astronomy) Short for 94 Aurora, a main belt asteroid.
AURORA, proper noun. (poetic) the dawn
AURORA AUSTRALIS, noun. The aurora of the southern hemisphere
AURORA AUSTREALIS, noun. Misspelling of aurora australis.
AURORA BOREALIS, noun. The aurora of the northern hemisphere
AURORA COUNTY, proper noun. A county in eastern South Dakota. County seat: Plankinton
AURORA GLASS, noun. Alternative term for carnival glass

Dictionary definition

AURORA, noun. The first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning".
AURORA, noun. An atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force.
AURORA, noun. (Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn; counterpart of Greek Eos.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca