late 14c., from Latin Aurora, the Roman goddess of dawn, from PIE *ausus- "dawn," also the name of the Indo-European goddess of the dawn, from root *aus- (1) "to shine," especially of the dawn (cognates: Greek eos "dawn," auein "to dry, kindle;" Sanskrit usah, Lithuanian ausra "dawn;" Latin auster "south wind," usum "to burn;" Old English east "east").
1. Aurora felt the opium haze enfold her.
2. And wooed on Coosa's side Aurora's beam.
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3. The aurora is one of nature's most awesome spectacles.
4. In the northeast a silvergreen serpentine aurora pulsed and quivered gently.