Wellesley

[ welz-lee ]

noun
  1. 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.

  1. a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston.

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Wellesley

/ (ˈwɛlzlɪ) /


noun
  1. Arthur. See (1st Duke of) Wellington 2

  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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