Definition of Nightingale, Florence in English:

Nightingale, Florence

Line breaks: Flor|ence Night|in¦gale
Pronunciation: /ˈnʌɪtɪŋˌgeɪl
 
/
( 1820–1910), English nurse and medical reformer. In 1854, during the Crimean War, she improved sanitation and medical procedures at the army hospital at Scutari, achieving a dramatic reduction in the mortality rate.

More definitions of Nightingale, Florence

Definition of Nightingale, Florence in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day crowdsource
Pronunciation: ˈkroudˌsôrs
verb
obtain (information) by enlisting help of many people…