aurorean
adjective see aurora

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • aurorean — adj. 1. of or pertaining to the dawn. a dim aurorean glow Syn: auroral. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aurorean — /aw rawr ee euhn, aw rohr , euh rawr , euh rohr /, adj. belonging to the dawn; auroral. [1810 20; AUROR(A) + EAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • aurorean — au·ro·re·an …   English syllables

  • aurorean — adjective characteristic of the dawn a dim auroral glow • Syn: ↑auroral • Pertains to noun: ↑dawn, ↑dawn (for: ↑auroral) • Derivationally related fo …   Useful english dictionary

  • auroral — adjective 1. of or relating to the atmospheric phenomenon auroras a prominent green line in the spectrum of the auroras is called the auroral line • Pertains to noun: ↑aurora • Derivationally related forms: ↑aurora 2. characteristic of the dawn a …   Useful english dictionary

  • aurora — noun (plural auroras or aurorae) Etymology: Latin more at east Date: 14th century 1. dawn 2. capitalized the Roman goddess of dawn compare Eos 3. a luminous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • aurora —   n. dawn; reddish glow in sky before sunrise.    ♦ aurora borealis, luminosity in sky in   Arctic region due to atmospheric electricity; northern lights.    ♦ aurora australis, same phenomenon in Antarctic region; southern lights.    ♦ auroral,… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Aurora — Aurora1 [ô rôr′ə, ərôr′ə] n. pl. for 2 4 auroras, aurorae [ô rôr′ē, ə rôr′ē] [L, lit., dawn: for IE base see EAST] 1. Rom. Myth. the goddess of dawn: identified with the Greek Eos 2. [a ] the dawn 3. [a ] AURORA AUSTRALIS or AURORA BOREALIS …   English World dictionary

  • break of day — noun the first light of day (Freq. 1) we got up before dawn they talked until morning • Syn: ↑dawn, ↑dawning, ↑morning, ↑aurora, ↑first light, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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