There are 2 definitions of Wellington in English:

Wellington

Line breaks: Wel¦ling|ton
Pronunciation: /ˈwɛlɪŋtən
 
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  • The capital of New Zealand, situated at the southern tip of the 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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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

There are 2 definitions of Wellington in English:

wellington

Line breaks: wel¦ling|ton
Pronunciation: /ˈwɛlɪŋtən
 
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(also wellington boot)

noun

British
  • A knee-length waterproof rubber or plastic boot.
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    • 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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