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Swedish Nightingale

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noun
  1. nickname of Jenny Lind.
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Lind

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noun
  1. JennyJohanna Maria Lind GoldschmidtThe Swedish Nightingale, 1820–87, Swedish soprano.
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Lind

noun
  1. James. 1716–94, British physician. He demonstrated (1754) that citrus fruits can cure and prevent scurvy, a remedy adopted by the British navy in 1796
  2. Jenny, original name Johanna Maria Lind Goldschmidt. 1820–87, Swedish coloratura soprano
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