Definition of Arthur Wellesley
1. Noun. British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852).
Generic synonyms: Full General, General, National Leader, Solon, Statesman
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Literary usage of Arthur Wellesley
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1. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"Cuesta passes the Alberche—Sir Arthur Wellesley sends two English divisions to support him—Soult is appointed to command the second, filth, ..."
2. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France, from the by Sir William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"The situation of the allies was very different;—Sir Arthur Wellesley having assembled the bulk of his troops at Coimbra, had the choice of two lines of ..."
3. Napoleon; a History of the Art of War by Theodore Ayrault Dodge (1907)
"SIR Arthur Wellesley. JULY TO SEPTEMBER. 1808. JOSEPH had retired behind the Kimi. The siege of Saragossa was stopped and ..."
4. Supplementary Despatches and Memoranda of Field Marshal Arthur, Duke of by Arthur Richard Wellesley Wellington (1871)
"Any expense that you may find it necessary to incur to make the troops comfortable during the monsoon will be allowed. I have, &c., Arthur Wellesley. [ -To. ..."
5. The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline & Fall of the by William Russell, Charles Coote (1822)
"When the Portuguese were in constant apprehension of an attack upon Lisbon, a reinforcement arrived from Great Britain ; and sir Arthur Wellesley, ..."
6. Memoirs and Correspondence of Viscount Castlereagh, Second Marquess of by Robert Stewart Castlereagh (1851)
"Ever yours, my dear lord, most sincerely, Arthur Wellesley. Lord Castlereagh to Lord Viscount ... ______ Sir Arthur Wellesley to Lord Castlereagh. ..."
7. Wit, Wisdom and Foibles of the Great: Together with Numerous Anecdotes by Charles Anthony Shriner (1918)
"Arthur Wellesley was gazetted ensign in the 41st regiment on the 7th of March, 1787, and joined in Dublin. We have a glimpse of him here in one or two ..."