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Wellesley

[ welz-lee ]
/ ˈwɛlz li /
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noun
his brother, Robert Col·ley [kol-ee], /ˈkɒl i/, 1st Marquis, 1760–1842, British statesman and administrator, born in Ireland: governor general of India 1797–1805.
a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston.
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Wellesley
/ (ˈwɛlzlɪ) /

noun
Arthur. See (1st Duke of) Wellington 2
his brother, Richard Colley, Marquis Wellesley. 1760–1842, British administrator. As governor general of Bengal (1797–1805) he consolidated British power in India
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