aureole aureole  /ˈɑ ri oʊl/


  1. (n) the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse
  2. (n) an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint



  1. Others view the country as bathed in a brilliant aureole of white light.
  2. They found their leader in bed, black-gowned, his white hair a tousled aureole.
  3. His aureole of white hair droops in summer's heat, a string upholds his cheap blue denim pants.


  1. Chinese Businessmen Keep $10,000 Wines on Restaurant Menu

    While perusing the 1,800-selection wine list at New York’s Aureole restaurant, my wife nudged me at about number 785 and said, “Pssst. I’m still here.”
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Nancy Olson Leaving Gramercy Tavern at the End of June

    Olson. Diner's Journal reports that Gramercy Tavern pastry chef Nancy Olson is leaving the restaurant at the end of June. The Fargo, North Dakota, native worked at the old-guard restaurants Aureole and the brasserie Django before starting at Danny Meyer's restaurant seven years ago. The Times reports the chef is headed back to North Dakota, and her permanent replacement has not yet been named ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

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