Definition of Horatio Nelson
1. Noun. English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805).
Generic synonyms: Admiral, Full Admiral
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Literary usage of Horatio Nelson
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1. Naval Officers: Their Heredity and Development by Charles Benedict Davenport (1919)
"Horatio Nelson. Horatio Nelson was born at Burnham Thorpe, county of Norfolk, England, September 29, 1758, the fifth son of a clergyman in limited ..."
2. Four Centuries of English Letters: Selections from the Correspondence of One by William Baptiste Scoones (1880)
"God bless you, and believe me Your most affectionate husband, Horatio Nelson. ccxx. Some of Nelson's most characteristic letters were written during the ..."
3. The Methodist Review (1890)
"... complete analysis of the educational and religious forces that dominated his providential history. Horatio Nelson and the Naval Supremacy of England. ..."
4. Visitation of England and Wales by Joseph Jackson Howard, Frederick Arthur Crisp, College of Arms (Great Britain) (1905)
"John Charles Horatio Nelson, bor n at Wigton, Rozelle, Colombo, on Thursday, n May, bapt . at Kandy, Ceylon, 1 July 1905. Edward Agar Horatio Nelson ..."