Wellesley

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biographical name Welles·ley \ˈwelz-lē\

Definition of Wellesley

  1. 1st Marquis of 1760–1842 Richard Colley Wellesley British statesman; governor-general of India (1797–1805)


Wellesley

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geographical name Welles·ley \ˈwelz-lē\

Definition of Wellesley

  1. town in eastern Massachusetts west-southwest of Boston population 27,982 The campuses of Wellesley College and Babson College are located in Wellesley.


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