1. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 39
2. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 251
3. [ noun ] (nautical,military,work) English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805)
Synonyms: viscount_nelson admiral_nelson lord_nelson horatio_nelson
Related terms: admiral
Similar spelling:   Neilson