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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Work of art concerned with evening or night. A piece of music, especially a soft beautiful piece of piano music.

Usage examples (34)
  • The nocturne instilled a mood of quiet thoughtfulness among the observers.
  • A nocturne is a piece of music inspired by, or evocative of, the night ...
  • The picture called the nocturne in blue and silver, was now produced in Court.
  • The question is whether either is a nocturne, which is to say a picture whose subject is the night. for more
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