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n. - An indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint; A dark grey cloud bearing rain.

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun, : The candidate was encompassed with a nimbus of fame
  • This glory was called nimbus, or aureola, and is defined by
  • The spikes are sun rays, he says, and the circle is "simply a halo or what in art is called a nimbus, showing she is divine."
  • Normally, when Judas is depicted, he is distinguished from the other apostles and saints because he has no halo or "nimbus". for more
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