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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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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. 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.

  2. World Rugby chairman Bernard Lapasset:

    When I think of that amazing tournament in South Africa 20 years ago, I think of two people, off the field, I think of Nelson Mandela. On the field, I think of Jonah Lomu. Both men inspired millions around the world. Jonah Lomu will forever be a big part of rugby's story.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    It's more advisable and better off to live for others than to live for oneself or yourself. Yes! because a selfish person is easily forgotten after his or her demise. Whereas, the world do remember and celebrate the generous person(s) perpetually e.g. John D. Rockefeller/Andrew Carnegie/George Soros/Oprah Winfrey/Warren Buffett/Martin Luther King Jnr./Mother Theresa/Mahatma Gandhi/Nelson Mandela/Chinua Achebe among others. Thus, endeavour to live for others throughout your lifetime. For, it really pays eventually.

  4. John Allen:

    He's become the new Nelson Mandela, the new source of moral authority in the world, the papacy has not been this politically relevant since the end of the Cold War.

  5. John Nelson:

    I started going down to the burn pit because I was growing more and more concerned with the amount of debris, so I started taking a look and I started seeing batteries, the cadmium batteries, the lead. All of that was burning. They were putting the oils and the paints and fuels. All of this stuff, and it was leading to this creation of toxicity and I was becoming concerned about it. john Nelson would wait until the middle of the night to drop it off.

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