auroraphobia

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auroraphobia (uncountable)

  1. Fear of the northern lights.
    • 1981, Gerald Robert Vizenor, Earthdivers: tribal narratives on mixed descent, page 150:
      He cured one white school teacher of acarophobia, or the fear of insects, and another of auroraphobia, or fear of the northern lights.

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