Definition of Southern lights

1. Noun. The aurora of the southern hemisphere.

Exact synonyms: Aurora Australis
Generic synonyms: Aurora



Definition of Southern lights

1. Noun. The aurora of the southern hemisphere. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Southern Lights

southern belles
southern blot
southern blue flag
southern bog lemming
southern bottlenose whale
southern bottlenose whales
southern buckthorn
southern cypress
southern elephant seal
southern elephant seals
southern flounder
southern flying squirrel
southern harebell
southern hemisphere
southern lights (current term)
southern live oak
southern magnolia
southern maidenhair
southern porgy
southern red cedar
southern red oak
southern screamer
southern screamers
southern scup
southern spadefoot
southern spatterdock
southern vole
southern voles
southern white cedar

Literary usage of Southern lights

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1. Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe by Alexander von Humboldt, Elise C.. Otté (1865)
"An absence of all colour seems to be a frequent characteristic of southern lights, vol. i, p. 266, vol. ii, p. 209. Regarding the absence of the northern ..."

2. A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Arranged in by Robert Kerr (1824)
"The southern lights very bright at times, and exceeding beautiful; their colours being vivid, and their motion quick and curious. " 18th. ..."

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