HyperDic: duke_of_wellington

English > 1 sense of the expression Duke of Wellington:
NOUNperson Duke of Wellington, Wellington, First Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Iron DukeBritish general and statesman
English > Duke of Wellington: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningBritish general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852).
SynonymsWellington, First Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Iron Duke
Instance ofgeneral, full generalA general officer of the highest rank
statesman, solon, national leaderA man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
SpanishArthur Wellesley
CatalanArthur Wellesley

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