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ˈnɛl sənNel·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount Nelson, Admiral Nelson, Lord Nelson(noun)

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

  2. nelson(noun)

    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. nelson(Noun)

    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. nelson(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From and .

  3. Nelson(ProperNoun)

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

    Etymology: From and .

  4. Nelson(ProperNoun)

    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. Alex
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Numerology

  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. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    King Solomon was a wise king and teacher too. Moreover, Plato was a wonderful teacher and inspirator. As well, Socrates was also an awesome teacher and inspirator. Zig Ziglar was equally a profound teacher and motivator. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate is undoubtedly an inspiring teacher and motivator. Enoch Adeboye is an insightful teacher and preacher. Besides, David Oyedepo is a charismatic teacher and preacher among other teachers and inspirators like John C. Maxwell, Martin Luther King Jnr., Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Theresa, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs, Chinua Achebe, Oprah Winfrey, Henry Ford, Nelson Mandela, Wole Soyinka, Chris Oyakhilome, Dr. Uma Ukpai, Paul Enenche, David Ogbueli, Matthew Ashimolowo, David Abioye etc. But above all, Jesus Christ was the greatest teacher and inspirator. And he will ever remain the greatest teacher and inspirator of all time. Because, he was the embodiment of divine wisdom, he is still the embodiment of divine wisdom and he will ever remain the embodiment of divine or extraordinary wisdom. Oh! yes, Jesus Christ is as well the epitome of divine or extraordinary wisdom. If you don't concur with me, go ahead and read the scriptures (Matthew, Mark, Luke And John). For, you will surely and eventually concur with me, QED. ~Emeasoba George.

  2. Chris Hartline:

    Thirty years ago, Bill Nelson said he was going to fight to stop the poisoning of lakes and streams across Sunshine State and fix Lake Okeechobee, and he kept talking for 30 years, but nothing got done.

  3. Dan Jenkins:

    Being from The Fort Worth Press, I would follow Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson anywhere, since theyre in there, Im happy to be the third guy from The Fort Worth Press so included.

  4. Roy Moore:

    I don’t know them. I’ve never known them, i’ve never met them to my knowledge. I later found out that Beverly Nelson had a case in front of my court in 1999. But I don’t know them. I never spoken to them. And certainly I did n’t do anything to them.

  5. Salman Rushdie:

    Both John F. Kennedy and Nelson Mandela use the same three-word phrase which in my mind says it all, which is, 'Freedom is Indivisible,' you can't slice it up, otherwise it ceases to be freedom. You can dislike Charlie Hedbo. ... But the fact that you dislike them has nothing to do with their right to speak.

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    a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain
    • A. swathing
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