Nelson

- The English superstition that 111 and its multiples are unlucky. The sticks resemble 111, and is loosely connected with Lord Nelson's physical attributes. Double Nelson is 222
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Nelson

[n] - English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805)
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Nelson

Horatio Nelson noun English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805)
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Nelson

[automobile] The Nelson was an automobile built in Detroit, Michigan by the E.A. Nelson Motor Car Company. It was made from 1917-21. The Nelson was designed by Emil A. Nelson, who formerly worked for Oldsmobile, Packard, and Hupmobile. It was designed along European lines and was equipped with a 2.4 liter four-cylinder aero-type engine with...
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Nelson

[cricket] Nelson is a piece of cricket slang terminology and superstition. The name, applied to team or individual scores of 111 or multiples thereof (known as double nelson, triple nelson, etc.) is thought to refer to Lord Nelson`s lost eye, arm and leg; however, notably Nelson actually had both of his legs intact, and the third missing bo...
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Nelson

[electoral district] Nelson was a federal electoral district that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1917 to 1935. It covered northern Manitoba, Canada, a vast wilderness area dotted with small municipalities and First Nations reserves. The riding was created in 1914 from parts of Dauphin riding. When Nelson was abolished...
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Nelson

[New Zealand electorate] Nelson is a New Zealand parliamentary electorate, returning one Member of Parliament to the House of Representatives of New Zealand. From 1853 to 1860, the electorate was called Town of Nelson. From 1860 to 1881, it was City of Nelson. The electorate is the only one that has continuously existed since the 1st Parlia...
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Nelson

[provincial electoral district] Nelson was the name of a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It first appeared on the hustings in the general election of 1916 in place of the former riding of Nelson City. Its last appearance was in the 1928 election. Following redistribution, the Nelson area was combi...
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Nelson

[village] View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm (The Oxbow). Copyright-free image from Artchive.com. Frame added with PaintShop Pro. ...
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Nelson

a score of 111, either of a team or an individual batsman, regarded by some as unlucky. To prevent bad luck, some people stand on one leg. Scores of 222 and 333 are called Double and Triple Nelson respectively.
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Nelson

city, southeastern British Columbia, Canada, on the western arm of Kootenay Lake, a few miles south of Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park and 408 miles ...
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Nelson

First rate launched in 1814., Armoured Cruiser Class, 1876+., Battleship launched in 1925., Royal Navy Land Establishment.
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Nelson

Nelson is an English name for boys. The meaning is `horn, champion` The name Nelson is most commonly given to Walloon boys. (3 times more often than to American boys.) What do they use in other countries? Neely (English) Neel (Dutch) Neil (Irish, Scottish, English)
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Nelson

Nelson, city (1991 pop. 8,760), SE British Columbia, on the Kootenay River. It is a transportation and administrative center for a lumbering and farming region.
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Nelson

Nelson, city (1996 pop. 40,242), N South Island, New Zealand, at the head of Tasman Bay. It is a center of fruit production, with other light industries. The Cawthron Institute for scientific research is in the city. Nelson is known as a retirement and resort area.
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Nelson

Nelson, river, c.400 mi (640 km) long, issuing from the northeast end of Lake Winnipeg, central Man., Canada, and flowing NE to Hudson Bay at Port Nelson. With the Bow–South Saskatchewan–Saskatchewan river system, which enters NW Lake Winnipeg, the Nelson is part of a 1,600-mi (2,575-km)...
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Nelson

Nelson, town (1991 pop. 30,449), Lancashire, N England. It has cotton and rayon factories and electrical engineering works.
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Nelson

port city and unitary authority, northern South Island, New Zealand, on an inlet at the head of Tasman Bay, at the mouth of the Matai River. Settled ...
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Nelson

The name Nelson has been used by the British navy for warships since 1799. HMS Nelson was a British battleship launched in 1925 and sister ship to HMS Rodney. She had a displacement of 34,000 tons and was armed with nine 16-inch guns in triple turrets; twelve 6-inch guns; six 4.7-inch anti-aircraft guns; sixteen 40 mm anti-aircraft guns; 48 2-pdr p...
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Nelson

The number 111. The connection to Admiral Lord Nelson is tenuous and mostly unexplained, but the number that bears his name, and multiples of that number, are held to have mystical properties in English cricket. There are those - Test umpire David Shepherd prominent among them - who will not keep both feet on the ground while 111 is on the scoreboa...
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Nelson

Type: Term Pronunciation: nel′sŏn Definitions: 1. Don H., 20th-century U.S. internist. See: Nelson syndrome, Nelson tumor
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