nelson: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (nel'sun), [key]
— n. Wrestling.
  1. a hold in which pressure is applied to the head, back of the neck, and one or both arms of the opponent. Cf.


Pronunciation: (nel'sun), [key]
— n.
  1. 1758–1805, British admiral.
  2. born 1911, U.S. golf player.
  3. a river in central Canada, flowing NE from Lake Winnipeg to Hudson Bay. 400 mi. (645 km) long.
  4. a seaport on N South Island, in New Zealand. 42,433.
  5. a male given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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