Sri (Sri Aurobindo Ghose) 1872–1950, Indian scholar and spiritual leader.
a large, black European wild ox, Bos primigenius: extinct since 1627. (not used scientifically) the European bison. Contemporary Examples A terrible storm melts the polar ice caps, unleashing a group of prehistoric creatures called aurochs. The Daily Beast’s Oscar Nominees: Leonardo DiCaprio, Anne Hathaway & More Marlow Stern January 3, 2013 Historical Examples All the […]
noun a fear of gold Word Origin Latin aurum ‘gold’
the ancient Roman goddess of the dawn. Compare . (lowercase) . (lowercase) Meteorology. a radiant emission from the upper atmosphere that occurs sporadically over the middle and high latitudes of both hemispheres in the form of luminous bands, streamers, or the like, caused by the bombardment of the atmosphere with charged solar particles that are […]
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the aurora of the Southern Hemisphere. Historical Examples The aurora australis was seen for the first time on the evening of March 28. The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2 Roald Amundsen The nightly displays of aurora australis were not very brilliant as the moon was nearing the full. The Home of the Blizzard Douglas […]