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Nocturne
NAHK-tərn
Part of speech: noun
Origin: French, mid 19th century
1(Music) A short composition of a romantic or dreamy character suggestive of night, typically for piano.2(Art) A picture of a night scene.
 
Examples of Nocturne in a sentence “Chopin’s nocturnes were specifically composed to evoke the ethereal feeling of the night.” “Vincent van Gogh is best known for his beautiful nocturne “The Starry Night.””
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