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English noun: Wilson

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


SynonymsHarriet Wilson


Instance hypernymauthor, writer

2. Wilson (person) English writer of novels and short stories (1913-1991)


SynonymsAngus Frank Johnstone Wilson, Sir Angus Wilson


Instance hypernymauthor, writer

3. Wilson (person) Scottish ornithologist in the United States (1766-1813)


SynonymsAlexander Wilson


Instance hypernymbird watcher, ornithologist

4. Wilson (person) United States physicist honored for his work on cosmic microwave radiation (born in 1918)


SynonymsRobert Woodrow Wilson


Instance hypernymphysicist

5. Wilson (person) Canadian geophysicist who was a pioneer in the study of plate tectonics (1908-1993)


SynonymsJohn Tuzo Wilson


Instance hypernymgeophysicist

6. Wilson (person) American Revolutionary leader who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence (1742-1798)


SynonymsJames Wilson


Instance hypernymAmerican Revolutionary leader

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


SynonymsE. O. Wilson, Edward Osborne Wilson


Instance hypernymbug-hunter, bugologist, entomologist

8. Wilson (person) Scottish physicist who invented the cloud chamber (1869-1959)


SynonymsCharles Thomson Rees Wilson


Instance hypernymnuclear physicist

9. Wilson (person) United States literary critic (1895-1972)


SynonymsEdmund Wilson


Instance hypernymliterary critic

10. Wilson (person) 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)


SynonymsPresident Wilson, Thomas Woodrow Wilson, Woodrow Wilson


Instance hypernymChief Executive, President, President of the United States, United States President

11. Wilson (object) a peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet high)


SynonymsMount Wilson


Instance hypernymmountain peak


Part meronymSan Juan Mountains









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