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anticorona

[ an-tee-kuh-roh-nuh ]
/ ˌæn ti kəˈroʊ nə /
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noun

a luminous edging around the shadow of an observer or the point where his or her shadow would fall, as thrown by the sun upon a cloud or fog bank.

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