What is wellington?

Wellington

Wellington ( /ˈwɛlɪŋtən/) is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand. It is at the southwestern tip of the North Island, between Cook Strait and the Rimutaka Range. It is home to 393,400 residents.

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Famous quotes containing the word wellington:

    An age and a faith moving into transition,
    the dinner cold and new-baked bread a failure,
    —Alfred Wellington Purdy (b. 1919)

    Something is about to happen. Leaves are still.
    Two shores away, a man hammering in the sky.
    Perhaps he will fall.
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    When Wellington thrashed Bonaparte,
    As every child can tell,
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