Definition of Wilson

1. Noun. Author of the first novel by an African American that was published in the United States (1808-1870).

Exact synonyms: Harriet Wilson
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

2. Noun. English writer of novels and short stories (1913-1991).
Exact synonyms: Angus Frank Johnstone Wilson, Sir Angus Wilson
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

3. Noun. Scottish ornithologist in the United States (1766-1813).
Exact synonyms: Alexander Wilson
Generic synonyms: Bird Watcher, Ornithologist

4. Noun. United States physicist honored for his work on cosmic microwave radiation (born in 1918).
Exact synonyms: Robert Woodrow Wilson
Generic synonyms: Physicist

5. Noun. Canadian geophysicist who was a pioneer in the study of plate tectonics (1908-1993).
Exact synonyms: John Tuzo Wilson
Generic synonyms: Geophysicist

6. Noun. American Revolutionary leader who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence (1742-1798).
Exact synonyms: James Wilson
Generic synonyms: American Revolutionary Leader

7. Noun. United States entomologist who has generalized from social insects to other animals including humans (born in 1929).

8. Noun. Scottish physicist who invented the cloud chamber (1869-1959).
Exact synonyms: Charles Thomson Rees Wilson
Generic synonyms: Nuclear Physicist

9. Noun. United States literary critic (1895-1972).
Exact synonyms: Edmund Wilson
Generic synonyms: Literary Critic

10. Noun. 28th President of the United States; led the United States in World War I and secured the formation of the League of Nations (1856-1924).

11. Noun. A peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet high).
Exact synonyms: Mount Wilson
Generic synonyms: Mountain Peak
Group relationships: San Juan Mountains

Definition of Wilson

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An English, Scottish and northern Irish patronymic from=given names) ¹

2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) derived from the surname ¹

3. Proper noun. Harold Wilson, Labour politician and British Prime Minister ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wilson

Willy Brandt
Willy Wix
Wilm's tumour
Wilms' tumor
Wilms' tumour
Wilson's blackcap
Wilson's disease
Wilson's method
Wilson's petrel
Wilson's phalarope
Wilson's snipe
Wilson's storm petrel
Wilson's storm petrels
Wilson's syndrome
Wilson's thrush
Wilson's warbler
Wilson-Mikity syndrome

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