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St. Elmo's fire

[ el-mohz ]
/ ˈɛl moʊz /

noun

corona discharge.

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Origin of St. Elmo's fire

named after St. Elmo (died a.d. 303), patron saint of sailors
Also called St. Elmo's light, St. Ulmo's fire, St. Ulmo's light.

Definition for saint-ulmo-light (2 of 2)

St. Ulmo's fire

[ uhl-mohz ]
/ ˈʌl moʊz /

noun

Also called St. Ulmo's light.
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