[ UK /nˈa‍ɪtɪŋɡˌe‍ɪl/ ]
[ US /ˈnaɪtɪŋɡeɪɫ/ ]
  1. English nurse remembered for her work during the Crimean War (1820-1910)
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How To Use Nightingale In A Sentence

  • He is like the showy orchis, or the lady's-slipper, or the shooting star among plants, -- a stranger to all but the few; and when an American poet says cuckoo, he must say it with such specifications as to leave no doubt what cuckoo he means, as Lowell does in his "Nightingale in the Study:" -- The Writings of John Burroughs — Volume 05: Pepacton
  • Haddock, the explosive, semi-sozzled scion of Marlinspike Hall; Cuthbert Calculus, the nearly deaf genius inventor; Thompson and Thomson, the bumbling identical-twin detectives; and opera diva Bianca Castafiore, aka the Milanese Nightingale, who is the sole female character to recur in Hergé's Tintin stories. Tintin & Co.
  • When it comes to things as precious as the nightingale's song, you need to watch this lot like a hawk. Times, Sunday Times
  • Nursing gained recognition in the 19 th century with the activities of Florence Nightingale.
  • Proposed changes are understood to include allowing ITV's 6. 30pm bulletin anchors Mark Austin and Mary Nightingale to sit down to read the news. Gravitas versus graphics: ITV News ditches the gimmicks
  • Invited to hear him, the king declined, saying he had heard the nightingale itself.
  • Without ears to hear, the nightingale would sing in vain.
  • When the owl sings, the nightingale will hold her peace. 
  • These pouches are called "vocal sacs," and no doubt aid in intensifying these animals 'croak, which is so powerful that (on account of it and because of the country where they are common) they have been nicknamed "Cambridgeshire Nightingales. The Common Frog
  • When the owl sings, the nightingale will hold her peace. 
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