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au•re•ole



Pronunciation: (ôr'ē-ōl"), [key]
n.
1. a radiance surrounding the head or the whole figure in the representation of a sacred personage.
2. any encircling ring of light or color; halo.
3. Astron.corona (def. 3).
4. Geol.a zone of altered country rock around an igneous intrusion. Also,au•re•o•laPronunciation: (ô-rē'u-lu, u-rē'-). [key]

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