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Tom Price: My king, please glance into the doorway, where my strong son has brought you a nightingale made entirely of gold and silver.
At night, frogs and nightingales warble from the riverbanks.
What to my human eye is a place of natural beauty is, for a nightingale, something like a desert.
One of the strangest of Sotavalta’s papers, published in the Annals of the Finnish Zoological Society, documents in astonishing detail the songs of two particular nightingales.
Some of the works are descriptive, like a poem denoting the changing of the seasons or the song of a nightingale.
The rendition of the nightingale's song alone makes the film worth seeing.
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Origin and Etymology of nightingale
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of Nightingale
NIGHTINGALE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nightingale for English Language Learners
: a small brown European bird that sings a beautiful song especially at night
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