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ˈnɛl sənNel·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount Nelson, Admiral Nelson, Lord Nelsonnoun

    English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805)

  2. nelsonnoun

    any of several wrestling holds in which an arm is passed under the opponent's arm from behind and the hand exerts pressure on the back of the neck

Wiktionary

  1. nelsonnoun

    A score of 111, sometimes considered to be unlucky (supposedly from the belief that Lord Nelson had one eye, one arm and one leg (disputed)).

    Etymology: From and .

  2. nelsonnoun

    A wrestling hold in which a wrestler's arm is locked behind his back.

    Etymology: From and .

  3. Nelsonnoun

    Lord Nelson (1758-1805), a British admiral.

    Etymology: From and .

  4. Nelsonnoun

    transferred from the surname.

    Etymology: From and .

Freebase

  1. Nelson

    Nelson is a city on the eastern shores of Tasman Bay, and is the economic and cultural centre of the Nelson region. Established in 1841, it is the second-oldest settled city in New Zealand and the oldest in the South Island and was proclaimed a city by royal charter in 1858. Nelson was named in honour of the Admiral Horatio Nelson who defeated both the French and Spanish fleets at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Many roads and public areas around the city are named after people and ships associated with that battle and Trafalgar Street is the main shopping axis of the city. Inhabitants of Nelson are referred to as Nelsonians. Nelson city is bordered to the west and south-west by the Tasman District Council and the north-east, east and south-east by the Marlborough District Council. The city does not include Richmond, the region’s second-largest settlement. The town of Richmond has close on 14,000 residents while the Nelson City has a population of around 42,888 ranking it as New Zealand’s 9th most populous city and the geographical centre of New Zealand. Nelson is well known for its thriving local arts and crafts scene, Each year, the city hosts events popular with locals and tourists alike, such as the Nelson Arts Festival. The annual Wearable Art Awards began near Nelson and a local museum, World of Wearable Art now showcases winning designs alongside a collection of classic cars.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Nelson

    1, a Prosperous manufacturing borough of Lancashire (23), 3½ m. NE. of Burnley. 2, Capital of a district in the N. end of South Island, New Zealand (11); has a busy harbour in Blind Bay, and manufactures cloth, leather, soap, &c.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nelson in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nelson in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Nelson in a Sentence

  1. Susan MacManus:

    Every Democrat knows that if Democrats can not hold on to the Senate seat currently held by Bill Nelson.

  2. Mike Zunino:

    It’s going to be a huge development for those guys, nelson is one of the best teammates that I’ve ever had. If he’s not No. 1, he’s No. 1-B.

  3. Jesy Nelson:

    It was a long, hard process, because I didn't want to help Jesy Nelson, but it wasn't until I deleted Twitter that everything changed for me and I slowly started to feel normal.

  4. Peter Cahill:

    I'll give Eric Nelson that Congresswoman Waters may have given Eric Nelson something on appeal that may result in this whole trial being overturned.

  5. Lawrence Durrell:

    Now stiff on a pillar with a phallic air nelson stylites in Trafalgar square reminds the British what once they were.

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