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Wil•son



Pronunciation: (wil'sun), [key]
n.
1. Sir Angus (Frank John•stone) Pronunciation: (jon'stun, -sun), [key] 1913–91, English writer.
2. August, born 1945, U.S. playwright.
3. Charles Thom•son Rees Pronunciation: (tom'sun-rēs), [key] 1869–1959, Scottish physicist: Nobel prize 1927.
4. Edmund, 1895–1972, U.S. literary and social critic.
5. Henry (Jeremiah Jones Colbath or Colbaith), 1812–75, U.S. politician: vice president of the U.S. 1873–75.
6. James, 1742–98, U.S. jurist, born in Scotland: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1789–98.
7. Sir (James) Harold, born 1916, British statesman: prime minister 1964–70, 1974–76.
8. John (“Christopher North”), 1785–1854, Scottish poet, journalist, and critic.
9. Lanford Pronunciation: (lan'furd), [key] born 1937, U.S. playwright.
10. Robert W(oodrow), born 1936, U.S. radio astronomer: Nobel prize for physics 1978.
11. Sloan, 1920-2003, U.S. journalist and novelist.
12. (Thomas) Woodrow, 1856–1924, 28th president of the U.S. 1913–21: Nobel peace prize 1919.
13. Mount, a mountain in SW California, near Pasadena: observatory. 5710 ft. (1740 m).
14. a city in E North Carolina. 34,424.
15. a male given name.

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