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Wellington

[ wel-ing-tuhn ]
/ ˈwɛl ɪŋ tən /
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noun
1st Duke of Arthur Wellesley; "the Iron Duke", 1769–1852, British general and statesman, born in Ireland: prime minister 1828–30.
a seaport in and the capital of New Zealand, on S North Island.
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British Dictionary definitions for Wellington (1 of 2)

Wellington1
/ (ˈwɛlɪŋtən) /

noun
an administrative district, formerly a province, of New Zealand, on SW North Island: major livestock producer in New Zealand. Capital: Wellington. Pop: 456 900 (2004 est). Area: 28 153 sq km (10 870 sq miles)
the capital city of New Zealand. Its port, historically Port Nicholson, on Wellington Harbour has a car and rail ferry link between the North and South Islands; university (1899). Pop: 182 600 (2004 est)

British Dictionary definitions for Wellington (2 of 2)

Wellington2
/ (ˈwɛlɪŋtən) /

noun
1st Duke of, title of Arthur Wellesley. 1769–1852, British soldier and statesman; prime minister (1828–30). He was given command of the British forces against the French in the Peninsular War (1808–14) and routed Napoleon at Waterloo (1815)
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