Pronunciation: (wel'ing-tun), [key]
1. 1st Duke of (Arthur Wellesley) (“the Iron Duke”), 1769–1852, British general and statesman, born in Ireland: prime minister 1828–30.
2. See Wellington boot.
3. a seaport in and the capital of New Zealand, on S North Island. 349,628.
4. See beef Wellington.
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