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Port Nicholson

/ˈnɪkəlsən/
noun
1.
the first British settlement in New Zealand, established on Wellington Harbour in 1840: grew into Wellington
2.
the former name for Wellington Harbour
Word Origin
C19: named after Capt John Nicholson, Australian naval officer
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