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Wellington

[wel-ing-tuh n] /ˈwɛl ɪŋ tən/
noun
1.
1st Duke of (Arthur Wellesley"the Iron Duke") 1769–1852, British general and statesman, born in Ireland: prime minister 1828–30.
3.
a seaport in and the capital of New Zealand, on S North Island.
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British Dictionary definitions for 1st duke of wellington

Wellington1

/ˈwɛlɪŋtən/
noun
1.
an administrative district, formerly a province, of New Zealand, on SW North Island: major livestock producer in New Zealand. Capital: Wellington. Pop: 456 900 (2004 est). Area: 28 153 sq km (10 870 sq miles)
2.
the capital city of New Zealand. Its port, historically Port Nicholson, on Wellington Harbour has a car and rail ferry link between the North and South Islands; university (1899). Pop: 182 600 (2004 est)

Wellington2

/ˈwɛlɪŋtən/
noun
1.
1st Duke of, title of Arthur Wellesley. 1769–1852, British soldier and statesman; prime minister (1828–30). He was given command of the British forces against the French in the Peninsular War (1808–14) and routed Napoleon at Waterloo (1815)
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Word Origin and History for 1st duke of wellington
Wellington
boot so called from 1817, for Arthur, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), who also in his lifetime had a style of coat, hat, and trousers named for him as well as a variety of apple and pine tree.
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