Baltimore oriole


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Baltimore oriole eastern subspecies of northern oriole
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The Baltimore Orioles opened the 1988 baseball season by losing the first 21 games and 107 altogether for the entire season
    • Baltimore oriole (Zoöl) A common bird (Icterus galbula) of eastern and central America and Canada, named after Lord Baltimore , because its colors (black and orange red) are like those of his coat of arms; -- called also golden robin. It winters in the American tropics.
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In literature:

But the nest of nests, the ideal nest, after we have left the deep woods, is unquestionably that of the Baltimore oriole.
"Wake-Robin" by John Burroughs
One of her adornments was the head, breast, and wing of a Baltimore oriole, worn in her hat.
"The Wolf's Long Howl" by Stanley Waterloo
THE BALTIMORE ORIOLE is as valuable to man as it is beautiful.
"Our Vanishing Wild Life" by William T. Hornaday
The oriole had gone back to Baltimore the day before.
"Mince Pie" by Christopher Darlington Morley
But the nest of nests, the ideal nest, after we have left the deep woods, is unquestionably that of the Baltimore oriole.
"In the Catskills" by John Burroughs
But the nest of nests, the ideal nest, after we have left the deep woods, is unquestionably that of the Baltimore oriole.
"A Book of Natural History" by Various
The corn is planted when the Baltimore orioles appear, or when the first green is noticed on the oak-trees.
"Current Superstitions" by Various
Indeed, the range of this species is more southerly than that of their congeners, the Baltimore orioles.
"Our Bird Comrades" by Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser
This handsome species is as abundant in the west as the Baltimore Oriole is in the east, and breeds throughout its United States range.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
Oriole, Baltimore, 30, 56; nest, 48-52, 64.
"Under the Maples" by John Burroughs

In news:

Wilson works against the Orioles in Baltimore last month.
It was a game of comebacks at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, as the Baltimore Orioles outlasted the Detroit Tigers 8-6 in 13 innings.
FILE In this July 30, 2012, file photo, New York Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki hits a solo home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in New York.
Pitcher David Price #14 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches against the Baltimore Orioles during the Opening Day game at Tropicana Field on April 1, 2011 in St Petersburg, Florida.
It's been engrained in him since he was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles to play baseball every day.
Los Angeles Angels third baseman Maicer Izturis (L) fails to make the out as Baltimore Orioles base runner Adam Jones steals in the fourth i.
When a game goes into extra innings , the Baltimore Orioles have been almost unbeatable.
Former Baltimore Orioles third baseman Doug DeCinces has been indicted by a federal grand jury for insider trading , the Justice Department said on Wednesday.
Former Baltimore Orioles All-Star Doug DeCinces and three others were indicted Wednesday on insider trading charges involving the use of information prior to the takeover of a medical device company in California, authorities said.
Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers hits a single against the Baltimore Orioles at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on August 20, 2012 in Arlington, Texas.
Chris Davis #19 picks up Nate McLouth of the Baltimore Orioles after McLouth drove in the winning run against the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.
Thomas Johnson graduate Branden Kline has not yet decided if he is going to sign with the Baltimore Orioles as a second-round pick or return for his senior season at the University of Virginia.
The Baltimore Orioles were winning Wednesday's Game 3 against the Yankees on the power of three rookies.
Rip Tide, the big blue mascot of the Norfolk Tides, the Triple-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles had a bad day.
Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter named Joe Saunders as his starting pitcher for the do-or-die fourth game of their series against the New York Yankees and said there would be no hangover from Wednesday's 12-inning loss.