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Duke of Wellington, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishDuke of Wellington, thethe Duke of WellingtonˌDuke of ˈWellington, the  (1769–1852) a British soldier and politician, born in Ireland, and sometimes called ‘the Iron Duke’. He was a very successful military leader, and is remembered especially for defeating Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. He later became prime minister (1828–34).Wellington, Duke ofDuke of WellingtonWellington, Duke of   see Duke of Wellington, the
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