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 for Aurora
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aurora \Au*ro"ra\, n.; pl. E. Auroras, L. (rarely used)
     Auror[ae]. [L. aurora, for ausosa, akin to Gr. ?, ?, dawn,
     Skr. ushas, and E. east.]
     1. The rising light of the morning; the dawn of day; the
        redness of the sky just before the sun rises.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The rise, dawn, or beginning. --Hawthorne.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Class. Myth.) The Roman personification of the dawn of
        day; the goddess of the morning. The poets represented her
        a rising out of the ocean, in a chariot, with rosy fingers
        dropping gentle dew.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. (Bot.) A species of crowfoot. --Johnson.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     5. The aurora borealis or aurora australis (northern or
        southern lights).
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Aurora borealis, i. e., northern daybreak; popularly called
        northern lights. A luminous meteoric phenomenon, visible
        only at night, and supposed to be of electrical origin.
        This species of light usually appears in streams,
        ascending toward the zenith from a dusky line or bank, a
        few degrees above the northern horizon; when reaching
        south beyond the zenith, it forms what is called the
        corona, about a spot in the heavens toward which the
        dipping needle points. Occasionally the aurora appears as
        an arch of light across the heavens from east to west.
        Sometimes it assumes a wavy appearance, and the streams of
        light are then called merry dancers. They assume a variety
        of colors, from a pale red or yellow to a deep red or
        blood color. The
  
     Aurora australisis a corresponding phenomenon in the
        southern hemisphere, the streams of light ascending in the
        same manner from near the southern horizon.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  aurora
      n 1: the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they
           talked until morning" [syn: dawn, dawning, morning,
           aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break
           of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrow]
           [ant: sundown, sunset]
      2: an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused
         by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic
         lines of force
      3: (Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn; counterpart of Greek
         Eos

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "aurora":
     alpenglow, arch aurora, aurora australis, aurora borealis,
     aurora glory, aurora polaris, break of day, brightening,
     chanticleer, cockcrow, cocklight, crack of dawn, crepuscule, dawn,
     dawning, dawnlight, day-peep, daybreak, daylight, dayspring,
     first brightening, first light, foredawn, glow, half-light, light,
     merry dancers, morn, morning, morning twilight, northern lights,
     peep of day, polar lights, polar ray, prime, southern lights,
     sunrise, sunup, the small hours, twilight, vestibule of Day
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Aurora
  
      A prototype or-parallel implementation of
     Prolog for shared-memory multiprocessors, developed by Ewing
     Lusk, David Warren and Seif Haridi as part of the Gigalips
     Project.  Using techniques pioneered in the ANL-WAM system,
     Sicstus Prolog was adapted to make a portable multiprocessor
     version to run on Sequent and Encore machines.
  
     http://soda.swedish-ict.se/2521/1/R89_07.pdf)">(http://soda.swedish-ict.se/2521/1/R89_07.pdf).
  
     ["The Aurora Or-Parallel Prolog System", E. Lusk et al, Proc
     3rd Intl Conf on Fifth Generation Comp Systems, pp. 819-830,
     ICOT, A-W 1988].
  
     (2015-03-09)
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Aurora -- U.S. County in South Dakota
     Population (2000):    3058
     Housing Units (2000): 1298
     Land area (2000):     708.178630 sq. miles (1834.174153 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    4.350324 sq. miles (11.267286 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    712.528954 sq. miles (1845.441439 sq. km)
     Located within:       South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46
     Location:             43.705151 N, 98.542675 W
     Headwords:
      Aurora
      Aurora, SD
      Aurora County
      Aurora County, SD
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Aurora, NE -- U.S. city in Nebraska
     Population (2000):    4225
     Housing Units (2000): 1798
     Land area (2000):     1.883621 sq. miles (4.878555 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.883621 sq. miles (4.878555 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            02690
     Located within:       Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
     Location:             40.866716 N, 98.003537 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     68818
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Aurora, NE
      Aurora
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Aurora, NY -- U.S. village in New York
     Population (2000):    720
     Housing Units (2000): 225
     Land area (2000):     0.959538 sq. miles (2.485191 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.959538 sq. miles (2.485191 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            03188
     Located within:       New York (NY), FIPS 36
     Location:             42.746782 N, 76.699442 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     13026
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Aurora, NY
      Aurora
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Aurora, CO -- U.S. city in Colorado
     Population (2000):    276393
     Housing Units (2000): 109260
     Land area (2000):     142.503578 sq. miles (369.082557 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.238589 sq. miles (0.617943 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    142.742167 sq. miles (369.700500 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            04000
     Located within:       Colorado (CO), FIPS 08
     Location:             39.695887 N, 104.808101 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     80010 80011 80012 80013 80014 80015
                           80016 80017 80018 80019 80045
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Aurora, CO
      Aurora
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Aurora, NC -- U.S. town in North Carolina
     Population (2000):    583
     Housing Units (2000): 316
     Land area (2000):     0.946708 sq. miles (2.451963 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.091933 sq. miles (0.238106 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.038641 sq. miles (2.690069 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            02620
     Located within:       North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37
     Location:             35.301476 N, 76.789461 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     27806
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Aurora, NC
      Aurora
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Aurora, OH -- U.S. city in Ohio
     Population (2000):    13556
     Housing Units (2000): 5361
     Land area (2000):     23.221389 sq. miles (60.143119 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.871819 sq. miles (2.258002 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    24.093208 sq. miles (62.401121 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            03086
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             41.319254 N, 81.355859 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Aurora, OH
      Aurora
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Aurora, IL -- U.S. city in Illinois
     Population (2000):    142990
     Housing Units (2000): 48797
     Land area (2000):     38.526020 sq. miles (99.781930 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.893204 sq. miles (2.313387 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    39.419224 sq. miles (102.095317 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            03012
     Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
     Location:             41.759879 N, 88.298482 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     60504 60505 60506
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Aurora, IL
      Aurora
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Aurora, OR -- U.S. city in Oregon
     Population (2000):    655
     Housing Units (2000): 262
     Land area (2000):     0.454299 sq. miles (1.176630 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.454299 sq. miles (1.176630 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            03300
     Located within:       Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
     Location:             45.230157 N, 122.755389 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     97002
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Aurora, OR
      Aurora
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Aurora, IN -- U.S. city in Indiana
     Population (2000):    3965
     Housing Units (2000): 1716
     Land area (2000):     2.776314 sq. miles (7.190619 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.143297 sq. miles (0.371137 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.919611 sq. miles (7.561756 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            02782
     Located within:       Indiana (IN), FIPS 18
     Location:             39.058551 N, 84.906351 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     47001
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Aurora, IN
      Aurora
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Aurora, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
     Population (2000):    194
     Housing Units (2000): 88
     Land area (2000):     0.573115 sq. miles (1.484361 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.573115 sq. miles (1.484361 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            03835
     Located within:       Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
     Location:             42.618061 N, 91.728519 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     50607
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Aurora, IA
      Aurora
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Aurora, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
     Population (2000):    79
     Housing Units (2000): 39
     Land area (2000):     0.100954 sq. miles (0.261470 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.100954 sq. miles (0.261470 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            03425
     Located within:       Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
     Location:             39.451641 N, 97.530396 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     67417
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Aurora, KS
      Aurora
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Aurora, SD -- U.S. town in South Dakota
     Population (2000):    500
     Housing Units (2000): 221
     Land area (2000):     0.458504 sq. miles (1.187519 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.458504 sq. miles (1.187519 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            02780
     Located within:       South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46
     Location:             44.283215 N, 96.686048 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     57002
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Aurora, SD
      Aurora
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Aurora, TX -- U.S. town in Texas
     Population (2000):    853
     Housing Units (2000): 332
     Land area (2000):     3.228153 sq. miles (8.360877 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    3.228153 sq. miles (8.360877 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            04672
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             33.058295 N, 97.516220 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Aurora, TX
      Aurora
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Aurora, UT -- U.S. city in Utah
     Population (2000):    947
     Housing Units (2000): 321
     Land area (2000):     1.011631 sq. miles (2.620111 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.011631 sq. miles (2.620111 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            02740
     Located within:       Utah (UT), FIPS 49
     Location:             38.921241 N, 111.936427 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Aurora, UT
      Aurora
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Aurora, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota
     Population (2000):    1850
     Housing Units (2000): 893
     Land area (2000):     3.795947 sq. miles (9.831458 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.138476 sq. miles (0.358652 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    3.934423 sq. miles (10.190110 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            02872
     Located within:       Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
     Location:             47.529281 N, 92.240164 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     55705
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Aurora, MN
      Aurora
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Aurora, MO -- U.S. city in Missouri
     Population (2000):    7014
     Housing Units (2000): 3093
     Land area (2000):     5.485122 sq. miles (14.206401 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.005816 sq. miles (0.015064 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    5.490938 sq. miles (14.221465 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            02548
     Located within:       Missouri (MO), FIPS 29
     Location:             36.969956 N, 93.720574 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Aurora, MO
      Aurora
  

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