Definition of Hale, Nathan in English:

Hale, Nathan

proper noun

  • (1755–76), American hero. He volunteered in 1776 during the American Revolution to spy behind British lines on Long Island. Disguised as a schoolmaster, he was captured by the British and hanged without trial. His last words are said to have been, “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country. ”


Hale, Nathan