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  1. Arthur. Wellington, 1st Duke of.
  2. his brotherRobert Col·ley [kol-ee] /ˈkɒl i/, 1st Marquis,1760–1842, British statesman and administrator, born in Ireland: governor general of India 1797–1805.
  3. a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston.
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  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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