- Wellington + -ian (Wiktionary)
“As a New Zealander (but not a Wellingtonian) I think the sign is tacky and a little embarrassing.”
“While Jones, a fellow Wellingtonian, might be missing out on royalties and payment rights from any American version of the Author's Fund which, in New Zealand, compensates local writers for sales lost through library borrowing, this is great news.”
“Wellingtonian Kathryn Neale has a dazzling ring on her finger – but it was the diamond on a softball field that decided which surname she and new husband Sam Shaffer would take.”
“You don't need to be a Wellingtonian or even a New Zealander.”
“Whats the matter with the Wellingtonian Publish and be damned !”
“I was at school, where we -- some of my friends would pretend to be Napoleonic and others would be Wellingtonian.”
“John Smith wore Bluchers but he wore them like an honest man; and he was the only specimen of the _genus homo_ (who sported trowsers) that was above the weakness of tugging up his suspenders and stretching his broadcloth for the contemptible purpose of giving a fictitious, Wellingtonian appearance to his eight-and-sixpennies.”
“His face was large featured but clear cut, high cheekbones, a Roman nose, a straight, firm mouth and Wellingtonian side whiskers, his age forty or a little more.”
“Wells rubbed his Wellingtonian nose and, having given the question a good deal of earnest thought, replied vaguely:”
“I said she was spare, very spare, and that she had a nose – I did not say aquiline, but of a somewhat Wellingtonian bend.”
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