1st duke wellington



[wel-ing-tuh n] /ˈwɛl ɪŋ tən/
noun
1st duke of (arthur wellesley”the iron duke”) 1769–1852, british general and statesman, born in ireland: prime minister 1828–30.
wellington boot.
a seaport in and the capital of new zealand, on s north island.
beef wellington.
wellington1
/ˈwɛlɪŋtən/
noun
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)
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
1st duke of, t-tle 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)
wellington
n.

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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