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What is the latin word for the northern lights

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Asked by MARGARET GREEN, 13 Sep '12 09:46 am
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The Latin word for northern lights, Aurora Borealis, was first used in the early seventeenth century. Aurora was the goddess of dawn, i.e. red light of dawn, in ancient Roman mythology and Borealis means northerly.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 13 Sep '12 10:00 am

 
  
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Aurora Borealis
Answered by simmy, 13 Sep '12 11:00 am

 
  
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Aurora Australis
Answered by Rose, 13 Sep '12 09:47 am

 
  
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