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  Definition of halo
  1. an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
  2. a circle of light around the sun or moon
  3. a toroidal shape; "a ring of ships in the harbor"; "a halo of smoke"
Similar Words: aura, aureole, nimbus, glory, gloriole, ring, annulus, anulus, doughnut, anchor ring

 

Hyponyms: solar halo, parhelic circle, parhelic ring, fairy ring, fairy circle

 

Derivational Morphology: surround, environ, encircle, circle, round, ring

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: oreol   Dutch: aureool  
Finnish: sädekehä   German: Heiligenschein  
Greek: χαλοσ   Hindi: तेजोमंडल  
Icelandic: geislabaugur   Italian: nimbo  
Japanese: 輪っか   Portuguese: auréola  
Russian: нимб   Spanish: auréola  
 
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