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Related to northern oriole: Bullock's oriole
A name formerly used for a species of American songbird that has been reclassified as two species, the Baltimore oriole and the Bullock's oriole.
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a North American oriole, Icterus galbula, with distinctive eastern and western subspecies that interbreed in the Great Plains region. Compare Baltimore oriole, Bullock's oriole.
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|Noun||1.||northern oriole - a kind of New World oriole |
Baltimore bird, Baltimore oriole, hangbird, Icterus galbula galbula, firebird - eastern subspecies of northern oriole
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