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Werengitana Play

1. (loan) (location) Wellington.

Ko ia kei te Tari Māori i Werengitana, i raro i Tā Tānara Mākarini (TW 12/2/1875:1). / He is in the Native Department in Wellington, under Sir Donald McLean.

2. (loan) (modifier) wellington.

He pūtu tere haere ētahi i ngā taha; he pūtu werengitana, he hāwhe werengitana ētahi, he pūtu kore e uru te wai (TWMNT 1/2/1879:283). / Boots with elastic sides; wellington boots, some are half wellingtons, boots that are waterproof.

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