the Duke of Wellington

the Duke of Wellington

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  • (the) Duke of Wellington — the Duke of Wellington [the Duke of Wellington] born (Arthur Wellesley 1769–1852) an English soldier and politician, sometimes called the Iron Duke. He was made a ↑duke in 1814 as a reward for his victories against the French ↑general Napoleon in …   Useful english dictionary

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