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 Wil·son /ˈwɪlsən/

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 Wilson
      n 1: author of the first novel by an African American that was
           published in the United States (1808-1870) [syn: Harriet
           Wilson]
      2: English writer of novels and short stories (1913-1991) [syn:
          Sir Angus Wilson, Angus Frank Johnstone Wilson]
      3: Scottish ornithologist in the United States (1766-1813)
         [syn: Alexander Wilson]
      4: United States physicist honored for his work on cosmic
         microwave radiation (born in 1918) [syn: Robert Woodrow
         Wilson]
      5: Canadian geophysicist who was a pioneer in the study of
         plate tectonics (1908-1993) [syn: John Tuzo Wilson]
      6: American Revolutionary leader who was one of the signers of
         the Declaration of Independence (1742-1798) [syn: James
         Wilson]
      7: United States entomologist who has generalized from social
         insects to other animals including humans (born in 1929)
         [syn: E. O. Wilson, Edward Osborne Wilson]
      8: Scottish physicist who invented the cloud chamber
         (1869-1959) [syn: Charles Thomson Rees Wilson]
      9: United States literary critic (1895-1972) [syn: Edmund
         Wilson]
      10: 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) [syn: Woodrow Wilson, Thomas
          Woodrow Wilson, President Wilson]
      11: a peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet
          high) [syn: Mount Wilson]