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 and Etymology of wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington


First Known Use: 1816


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 general and statesman


Wellington

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

Definition of Wellington

  1. 1 village in southeastern Florida west-southwest of Palm Beach population 56,508

  2. 2 city and port on Port Nicholson (Wellington Harbor) on Cook Strait in the southwestern part of the North Island, New Zealand population 187,500 Wellington is the capital of New Zealand.



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