Definition of 'nimbus'
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The green nimbus surrounded the cup; whispers came from every corner of the ruin. THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE (2004)There was a nimbus around the hours we had spent there, a light that obscured rather than illuminated. THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN (2004)A whirling flash of sapphire suddenly rotated --- in a delirious foxtrot --- with Doc's own dizzy nimbus of gilded amber. BEHINDLINGS (2004)
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