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Wellington

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noun Wel·ling·ton \ˈwe-liŋ-tən\

Definition of Wellington

  1. :  a boot having a loose top with the front usually coming to or above the knee —usually used in plural



Origin of wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington


First Known Use: 1817


Wellington

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biographical name Wel·ling·ton \ˈwe-liŋ-tən\

Definition of Wellington

  1. 1st Duke of 1769–1852 Arthur Wellesley; the Iron Duke British gen. & statesman




Wellington

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geographical name Wel·ling·ton \ˈwe-liŋ-tən\

Definition of Wellington

  1. 1 village SE Florida pop 56,508

  2. 2 city & port ∗ of New Zealand in SW North Island on Port Nicholson (Wellington Harbor) on Cook Strait pop 179,466





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