Wells

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biographical name \ˈwelz\

Definition of Wells

  1. Herbert George 1866–1946 English novelist and historian

Wellsian

play \ˈwel-zē-ən\ adjective

Wells

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geographical name \ˈwelz\

Definition of Wells

  1. city in Somerset, southwestern England population 10,500



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