Definition of Florence Nightingale

1. Noun. English nurse remembered for her work during the Crimean War (1820-1910).

Exact synonyms: Lady With The Lamp, Nightingale
Generic synonyms: Nurse

Lexicographical Neighbors of Florence Nightingale

Flo Ziegfeld
Flodden Field
Flood's ligament
Florence Nightingale (current term)
Florence fennel
Florence fennels
Florence flask
Florence flasks
Florentine iris
Florenz Ziegfeld
Florey unit
Florida anise
Florida arrowroot

Literary usage of Florence Nightingale

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"1873; EF Pollard, Florence Nightingale, London, 1891; WJ Wintle and F. Witts, ... New York, 1907; Mrs. LEH Richards, Florence Nightingale, the Angel of the ..."

2. Lives of Girls who Became Famous by Sarah Knowles Bolton (1886)
"Florence Nightingale. ONE of the most interesting places in the whole of London, is St. Thomas' Hospital, an immense four-story structure of brick with ..."

3. Annual Report by Correctional Association of New York (1871)
"FKOM Florence Nightingale. LONDON, May 28<A, 1870. Sir, — Since I wrote the inclosed, I have received your second letter, dated May 9, "electing" me a ..."

4. British History in the Nineteenth Century (1782-1901) by George Macaulay Trevelyan (1922)
"CHAPTER XIX The abortive revolutions, 1848-9 : British attitude—Palmerston—Napoleon III—The Crimea and Florence Nightingale. ..."

5. A Short History of Nursing from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Lavinia L. Dock, Isabel Maitland Stewart (1920)
"CHAPTER VII Florence Nightingale, FOUNDER OF MODERN NURSING, ... able to studythe life of Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) in the biography authorized by ..."

6. The Evolution of Public Health Nursing by Annie M. Brainard (1922)
"CHAPTER VII Florence Nightingale Florence Nightingale was born on May 12, 1820, in the beautiful city of Florence. Her parents were English people of ..."

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