What does Aurora mean?

Aurora meaning in General Dictionary

The increasing light regarding the morning the dawn of day the redness associated with the sky prior to sunlight rises

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  • 1st light of time
  • an atmospheric trend consisting of rings of light caused by charged solar particles following planet's magnetized outlines of power
  • (Roman mythology) goddess for the dawn; equivalent of Greek Eos
  • The increasing light associated with morning; the dawn of time; the redness of the sky just before the sunlight rises.
  • The increase, dawn, or start.
  • The Roman personification of dawn of time; the goddess for the morning. The poets represented her an increasing out from the sea, in a chariot, with rosy hands falling mild dew.
  • A species of crowfoot.
  • The aurora borealis or aurora australis (northern or south lights).

Aurora meaning in Names Dictionary

Dawn.
Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Female


Aurora meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., from Latin Aurora, the Roman goddess of dawn, from PIE *ausus- "dawn," additionally title associated with Indo-European goddess of the dawn, from root *aus- (1) "to shine," specifically regarding the dawn (cognates: Greek eos "dawn," auein "to dry, kindle;" Sanskrit usah, Lithuanian ausra "dawn;" Latin auster "south wind," usum "to burn;" Old English east "east").


Aurora - Spanish to English

northern lights {pl}


Aurora - German to English

aurora [literary] [the dawn]

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  • Aurora [Roman goddess of the dawn]

Aurora meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The increasing light of morning; the dawn of day; the redness of sky just before the sun's rays rises.

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  • (letter.) The rise, dawn, or beginning.
  • (n.) The Roman personification associated with dawn of day; the goddess regarding the morning. The poets represented her a rising out of the ocean, in a chariot, with rosy hands falling mild dew.
  • (n.) A species of crowfoot.
  • (n.) The aurora borealis or aurora australis (northern or southern lights).

Sentence Examples with the word Aurora

The ordinary colour of aurora is white, usually with a distinct yellow tint in the brighter forms, but silvery white when the light is faint.

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