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wellington1

Syllabification: wel·ling·ton
Pronunciation: /ˈweliNGtən
 
/
(also wellington boot)

noun

chiefly British
A knee-length waterproof rubber or plastic boot.
Example sentences
  • Each volunteer was kitted out in oil spill clean up attire - waterproof jacket and trousers, white over suit, wellingtons, rubber gloves, protective goggles and face mask.
  • In wet weather stout boots or wellingtons are essential.
  • The water becomes so deep at the bottom of Castlegate it is out of bounds to pedestrians without waders or wellingtons.

Origin

early 19th century: named after the 1st Duke of Wellington (see Wellington, 1st Duke of).

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Wellington2

Syllabification: Wel·ling·ton
Pronunciation: /ˈweliNGtən
 
/
The capital of New Zealand, at the southern tip of North Island; population 179,463 (2006). It became the capital in 1865, when the seat of government was moved from Auckland.

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