I. noun Etymology: Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington Date: 1817 a boot having a loose top with the front usually coming to or above the knee — usually used in plural II. biographical name 1st Duke of 1769-1852 Arthur Wellesley; the Iron Duke British general & statesman III. geographical name 1. village SE Florida population 38,216 2. city & port capital of New Zealand in SW North Island on Port Nicholson (Wellington Harbor) on Cook Strait population 149,400

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