Etymology
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Wellington (n.)

boot so called from 1817, for Arthur, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), who also in his lifetime had a style of coat, hat, and trousers named for him as well as a variety of apple and pine tree.

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Definitions of Wellington

Wellington (n.)
British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852);
Synonyms: Duke of Wellington / First Duke of Wellington / Arthur Wellesley / Iron Duke
Wellington (n.)
the capital of New Zealand;
Synonyms: capital of New Zealand
Wellington (n.)
(19th century) a man's high tasseled boot;
Synonyms: Hessian boot / hessian / jackboot / Wellington boot
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