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Definition of the Northern Lights noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Northern Lights

 noun
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; NAmE
 
[plural] (also aurora borealis) The Earth and the atmosphere
 
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bands of coloured light, mainly green and red, that are sometimes seen in the sky at night in the most northern countries of the world See related entries: The Earth and the atmosphere
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the Northern Lights