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Wellesley

(ˈwɛlzlɪ)
n
1. (Biography) Arthur. See (1st Duke of) Wellington2
2. (Biography) his brother, Richard Colley, Marquis Wellesley. 1760–1842, British administrator. As governor general of Bengal (1797–1805) he consolidated British power in India
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It has been my privilege to deliver addresses at many of our leading colleges including Harvard, Yale, Williams, Amherst, Fisk University, the University of Pennsylvania, Wellesley, the University of Michigan, Trinity College in North Carolina, and many others.
A FAMILIAR sight to anyone entering the River Tyne from the North Sea during the late 19th and early 20th centuries was the training ship Wellesley.
Barbara Bush's widely praised commencement address at Wellesley College is being released as a book.
Former Democratic presidential nominee and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke at her alma mater, Wellesley College, Thursday but the event was completely cordoned off from the press and even students who did not have tickets, (http://www.politico.com/states/massachusetts/story/2017/03/hillarys-wellesley-lockdown-110034) Politico reported.
London, United Kingdom, August 27, 2016 --(PR.com)-- The Wellesley Hotel in London has recently launched a 184ft super yacht in the same luxury, art-deco styling as the hotel.
Wellesley Bancorp is the parent company of Wellesley Bank.
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The Wellesley Trust, which once ran a nautical school for the Royal Navy and Merchant Navy, has donated money from the sale of its land to the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland.
Many students at Wellesley, a women's college near Boston, assumed that the half-naked man they saw apparently stumbling through the snow last month was drunk and would soon be arrested.