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Definition of halo noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. haloes, (or )halos)
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  1. 1(in paintings, etc.) a circle of light shown around or above the head of a holy person She played the part of an angel, complete with wings and a halo. (figurative) a halo of white frizzy hair
  2. 2(informal) = corona
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