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A city of southwest England south of Bristol. It was an important medieval market and ecclesiastical center.
(Placename) a city in SW England, in Somerset: 12th-century cathedral. Pop: 10 406 (2001)
1. (Biography) Henry. 1805–78, US businessman, who founded (1852) with William Fargo the express mail service Wells, Fargo and Company
2. (Biography) H(erbert) G(eorge). 1866–1946, British writer. His science-fiction stories include The Time Machine (1895), War of the Worlds (1898), and The Shape of Things to Come (1933). His novels on contemporary social questions, such as Kipps (1905), Tono-Bungay (1909), and Ann Veronica (1909), affected the opinions of his day. His nonfiction works include The Outline of History (1920)
H(erbert) G(eorge), 1866–1946, English novelist and historian.