Wilson


Wilson

Wilson may refer to:

People

* Wilson (surname)

In geography

*List of peaks named Mount Wilson

Australia

*Wilson, Western Australia

Canada

*Wilson Avenue (Toronto), Ontario
**Wilson (TTC) subway station

Poland

* Wilson Square ("Plac Wilsona") in Warsaw

United Kingdom

*Wilson, Devon
*Wilson, Leicestershire

United States of America

;Communities
*Wilson, Arkansas
*Wilson, Indiana
*Wilson, Kansas
*Wilson, Louisiana
*Wilson (town), New York
**Wilson, New York (village within the town)
*Wilson, North Carolina
*Wilson, Ohio
*Wilson, Oklahoma
*Wilson, Pennsylvania
*Wilson, Texas
*Wilson, Wisconsin
*Wilson, Wyoming
*Wilson Township, Michigan
*Wilson Township, Minnesota
*Wilsonville, Alabama
*Wilsonville, Oregon
*Lake Wilson, Minnesota
*Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

;Other uses
*Mount Wilson (California), a peak in the San Gabriel Mountains
*Wilson Avenue (BMT Canarsie Line) subway station in New York City

In medicine

*Wilson's disease, a hereditary disease characterized by the accumulation of copper in tissue
*Wilson's syndrome, also known as Wilson's Thyroid Syndrome or Wilson's Temperature Syndrome, a form of thyroid deficiency whose existence is controversial

In botany and zoology

*Wilson's Bird of Paradise
*Wilson's Magnolia
*Wilson's Phalarope
*Wilson's Plover
*Wilson's Snipe
*Wilson's Spiny Mouse
*Wilson's Storm-petrel
*Wilson's Warbler

Companies

*Wilson ASA, Norwegian shipping company
*Wilson Sporting Goods, company that manufactures and markets sports equipment
*Wilson's, company that manufactures Kendal mint cake
*Wilson Parking, Australian parking company

Fictional characters

*Wilson (Home Improvement), fictional character from the TV show "Home Improvement"
*James Wilson (House), fictional character from the TV show "House"
*Wilson the Volleyball, volleyball from the film "Cast Away"
*Wilson, fictitious king in the Gamehendge saga by the rock band Phish

Other

*Wilson's School, boys' grammar school in Wallington, in the London Borough of Sutton, UK
*"Wilson" (film), 1944 biographical film about President Woodrow Wilson
*Wilson Ornithological Society
*Wilson reading system
*Wilson's theorem in mathematics
*Wilson is a term from William Gibson's novel Count Zero that identifies an individual as a screw-up. "To pull a Wilson,” means to screw up in a spectacularly stupid fashion.
*Wilson gearbox, or preselector gearbox


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