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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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coronaco‧ro‧na /kəˈrəʊnə $ -ˈroʊ-/ noun [countable]  HAthe shining circle of light seen around the Sun when the Moon passes in front of it in an eclipse
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coronaThe sun was just catching the summit of the opposite hillside, making a corona of light over the towering cypresses.Ought he to deal out a full corona pattern?It was immediately surrounded by a glowing octarine corona as the rising magical wind roared past.Around them, in a sun's corona, severed legs and arms.The flare-like component of a stellar corona is, of course, spectrally harder than the active-region-like component.The older and rougher the lines, the greater the corona.
CoronaCorona trademark  a type of Mexican beer, sold especially in the US and also available in the UK
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