wilson
1. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 8
2. [ noun ] (work,writing) United States literary critic (1895-1972)
Synonyms: edmund_wilson
Related terms: literary_critic
3. [ noun ] (biology) United States entomologist who has generalized from social insects to other animals including humans (born in 1929)
Synonyms: edward_osborne_wilson e._o._wilson
Related terms: entomologist
4. [ noun ] (politics) American Revolutionary leader who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence (1742-1798)
Synonyms: james_wilson
Related terms: american_revolutionary_leader
5. [ noun ] (geology) Canadian geophysicist who was a pioneer in the study of plate tectonics (1908-1993)
Synonyms: john_tuzo_wilson
Related terms: geologist geophysicist
6. [ noun ] (physics) United States physicist honored for his work on cosmic microwave radiation (born in 1918)
Synonyms: robert_woodrow_wilson
Related terms: physicist
7. [ noun ] (biology) Scottish ornithologist in the United States (1766-1813)
Synonyms: alexander_wilson
Related terms: ornithologist
8. [ noun ] (writing) English writer of novels and short stories (1913-1991)
Synonyms: sir_angus_wilson angus_frank_johnstone_wilson
Related terms: writer
9. [ noun ] (geography) a peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet high)
Synonyms: mount_wilson
Related terms: mountain_peak san_juan_mountains
10. [ noun ] (writing) author of the first novel by an African American that was published in the United States (1808-1870)
Synonyms: harriet_wilson
Related terms: writer
11. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 394
12. [ noun ] (physics,nuclear physics) Scottish physicist who invented the cloud chamber (1869-1959)
Synonyms: charles_thomson_rees_wilson
Related terms: nuclear_physicist
13. [ noun ] (politics) 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)
Synonyms: Thomas_Woodrow_Wilson president_wilson Woodrow_Wilson
Related terms: President_of_the_United_States
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