nightingale

  • 1 Nightingale — (engl. für „Nachtigall“) ist: ein Familienname: Florence Nightingale (1820–1910), Pionierin der modernen Krankenpflege Frances Parthenope Verney (1819–1890; auch: Parthenope Nightingale), britische Schriftstellerin und Journalistin; Schwester von …

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  • 2 Nightingale — Nightingale, Nosturi 2008 Datos generales Origen Örebro …

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  • 3 Nightingale — Night in*gale, n. [OE. nihtegale,nightingale, AS. nihtegale; niht night + galan to sing, akin to E. yell; cf. D. nachtegaal, OS. nahtigala, OHG. nahtigala, G. nachtigall, Sw. n[ a]ktergal, Dan. nattergal. See {Night}, and {Yell}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A …

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  • 4 Nightingale —   [ naɪtɪȖgeɪl], Florence, britische Krankenschwester, Pflegetheoretikerin, Berufs und Sozialreformerin, * Florenz 12. 5. 1820, ✝ London 13. 8. 1910. Umfassender sozialer Sachverstand, Eindrücke menschlischen Leidens (u. a. Hungersnot 1842/43)… …

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  • 5 Nightingale — (Краков,Польша) Категория отеля: Адрес: ul. Bosacka 6b/6, Гжегорски, 31 505 Краков, Пол …

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  • 6 nightingale — (n.) O.E. næctigalæ, nihtegale, compound formed in Proto Germanic (Cf. Du. nachtegaal, Ger. Nachtigall) from *nakht night (see NIGHT (Cf. night)) + *galon to sing, related to O.E. giellan yell (see YELL (Cf …

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  • 7 Nightingale [2] — Nightingale (spr. naitin gēl). Miß Florence, durch ihre menschenfreundlichen Bestrebungen bekannt geworden, geb. 12. Mai 1820 in Florenz als Tochter eines englischen Gutsbesitzers, erhielt von ihrer Mutter, einer Tochter Will Smiths, des eifrigen …

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  • 8 NIGHTINGALE — (Heb. זָמִיר (mod.), zamir), a name applied to singing birds of the genus Luscinia, of which three species are found in Israel. The most outstanding for its song is the Luscinia megarhynchos which hatches its eggs in the thickets of the Jordan.… …

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  • 9 Nightingale — (spr. Neitingel), Florence, Tochter Will. Shore N s, eines reichen Gutsbesitzers in Derbyshire, machte sich mit den Wissenschaften vertraut u. erwarb sich in ihrem Vaterlande große Verdienste durch Errichtung von Schulen, Krankenanstalten u.… …

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  • 10 Nightingale [1] — Nightingale, eine der drei Felseninseln von Tristan da Eunya (s. d.) …

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  • 11 Nightingale — (spr. neitingehl), Miß Florence, engl. Krankenpflegerin, geb. 15. Mai 1820 zu Florenz, im Krimkriege in den Hospitälern zu Skutari und Balaklawa aufopfernd tätig; schrieb: »Notes on nursing« (1860 u.ö.; deutsch, 2. Aufl. 1878) u.a …

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  • 12 Nightingale — Nightingale, Florence …

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  • 13 Nightingale — Nightingale, Florence (1820 1910) a British nurse who set up a hospital for soldiers in Turkey during the Crimean War. She was called the Lady with the Lamp , because she walked around the hospital in the evenings with a lamp to check that… …

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  • 14 Nightingale — (izg. nàjtingeil), Florence (1820 1910) DEFINICIJA engleska bolničarka, na osnovi iskustava iz Krimskog rata (1854 1856) uspostavila posao bolničarke kao žensku profesiju; 1860. u Londonu osnovala prvu na svijetu školu za medicinske sestre… …

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  • 15 nightingale — ► NOUN ▪ a small brownish migratory thrush noted for its rich melodious song, often heard at night. ORIGIN Old English, from NIGHT(Cf. ↑night) and a base meaning sing …

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  • 16 Nightingale — [nīt′ n gāl΄] Florence 1820 1910; Eng. nurse in the Crimean War: regarded as the founder of modern nursing …

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  • 17 nightingale — [nīt′ n gāl΄] n. [ME nigtingale, for earlier nihtegale < OE (akin to Ger nachtigall) < niht, NIGHT + base of galan, to sing, akin to giellan, YELL] any of various small European thrushes (genus Luscinia) with a russet back and buff to white …

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  • 18 Nightingale — This article is about the bird. For other uses, see Nightingale (disambiguation). Nightingale  …

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  • 19 nightingale — /nuyt n gayl , nuy ting /, n. any of several small, Old World, migratory birds of the thrush family, esp. Luscinia megarhynchos, of Europe, noted for the melodious song of the male, given chiefly at night during the breeding season. [1200 50; ME… …

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  • 20 Nightingale — /nuyt n gayl , nuy ting /, n. Florence ( the Lady with the Lamp ), 1820 1910, English nurse: reformer of hospital conditions and procedures; reorganizer of nurse s training programs. * * * Any of several small Old World thrushes (family Turdidae) …

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