Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Arthur wellesley

Arthur, .
his brother, Robert Colley
[kol-ee] /ˈkɒl i/ (Show IPA), 1st Marquis, 1760–1842, British statesman and administrator, born in Ireland: governor general of India 1797–1805.
a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston.
1st Duke of (Arthur Wellesley”the Iron Duke”) 1769–1852, British general and statesman, born in Ireland: prime minister 1828–30.
a seaport in and the capital of New Zealand, on S North Island.
Historical Examples

On the 26th, a corps or division of the army was assembled, and placed under the immediate orders of Sir arthur wellesley.
Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade William Surtees

Sir arthur wellesley will be here in less than half an hour.
Charles O’Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 1 (of 2) Charles Lever

His last trip was taken, in connection with this book, to the country of Sir arthur wellesley’s exploits.
The Slave Of The Lamp Henry Seton Merriman

“Colonel arthur wellesley” there commanded the 33d regiment, and the Nizam’s force.
Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 366, April, 1846 Various

Yet, after all, Sir arthur wellesley had won merely a tactical victory.
Northern Spain Edgar T. A. Wigram

A small army, collected for a distant enterprise, was ordered thither, under the command of Sir arthur wellesley.
The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. E. Farr and E. H. Nolan

Of this was arthur wellesley, who never knew defeat and ‘never lost a British gun’.
Victorian Worthies George Henry Blore

arthur wellesley lived to achieve a reputation second to that of scarcely any name in history.
The Canadian Portrait Gallery Volume 3 John Charles Dent

For God’s sake remember the man who set out for to conquer arthur wellesley, with a broken bellows and an empty pocket.
Scribner’s Magazine, Volume 26, July 1899 Various

arthur wellesley, having got his foot firmly on the first rung of the ladder, found the rest of the ascent feasible enough.
The Canadian Portrait Gallery Volume 3 John Charles Dent

Arthur. See (1st Duke of) Wellington2
his brother, Richard Colley, Marquis Wellesley. 1760–1842, British administrator. As governor general of Bengal (1797–1805) he consolidated British power in India
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)
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)

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.


Read Also:

  • Arthur, king

    arthur, king A legendary king in England in the Middle Ages. The life of King Arthur has been retold many times over the centuries; hence, most of the incidents in his life have several versions. According to one well-known story, Arthur gained the throne when he withdrew the sword Excalibur from a stone after many […]

  • Sir arthur

    Sir Arthur (Edward Drummond) 1891–1975, English composer. Tasker [tas-ker] /ˈtæs kər/ (Show IPA), Howard, 1853–1930, U.S. general. Sir Arthur (Stanley) 1882–1944, English astronomer, physicist, and writer. Sir Arthur, 1865–1940, English biochemist: Nobel Prize 1929. Sir Arthur, 1866–1955, Scottish anthropologist. a male given name. Annie (Anne Mansfield Sullivan Macy) 1866–1936, U.S. teacher of Helen Keller. Sir […]

  • Arthurian

    of or relating to King , who, with his knights, formed the subject of a large part of medieval romance: Arthurian legends. Contemporary Examples In Arthurian legend, a knights wearing black indicate both power but also mystery and independence. You Can Indeed Judge a Book By Its Cover Brian Gresko November 19, 2013 Historical Examples […]

  • Arthus’ reaction

    a severe, local immune reaction to the injection of an antigen in a sensitized host.

Disclaimer: Arthur wellesley definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.