Iron Duke

British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general, ↑statesman, ↑solon, ↑national leader

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  • Iron Duke — may refer to: *Two dukes, both military officers, were nicknamed the Iron Duke during their lifetimes: **Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington **Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, Duke of Alva *HMS Iron Duke is also the name of three ships in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Iron Duke — Iron Duke, the a name sometimes used for the Duke of Wellington …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Iron Duke — (engl., spr. Eiern Djuhk, d.i. Eiferner Herzog), Beiname des Herzogs von Wellington …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Iron Duke — Classe Iron Duke Iron Duke Le HMS Iron Duke His …   Wikipédia en Français

  • IRON DUKE —    Duke of Wellington, from his iron will, it is surmised …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Iron Duke — epithet of the first Duke of Wellington. * * * …   Universalium

  • Iron Duke — Arthur Wellesley the Duke of Wellington …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Iron Duke — /aɪən ˈdjuk/ (say uyuhn dyoohk) noun the → Wellington1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Iron Duke (Айрон Дюк) — «Iron Duke» («Айрон Дюк») линкор (Великобритания) Тип: линкор (Великобритания). Водоизмещение: 30866 тонн. Размеры: 189,8 м х 27,4 м х 9 м. Силовая установка: четырехвальная, турбины. Максимальная скорость: 21,6 узла. Вооружение: двенадцать 152… …   Энциклопедия кораблей

  • Iron Duke (marine britannique, 1914) — Classe Iron Duke Iron Duke Le HMS Iron Duke His …   Wikipédia en Français

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