- a seaport in W Lancashire, in NW England.
- a male given name.
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Evans is scheduled to appear in court in Preston, Lancashire, on September 18.In Emotional Speech, Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans Resigns on Rape Charge
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After Preston's confirmation hearing, Udall sent the nominee a number of additional questions in writing.Senator Places Hold on Top Defense Department Nominee
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Preston recently opened a business account with City National Bank in Los Angeles.
I do not think Mr. Preston ever realized the mischief he did.
Now go and tell the rest of the boys, and get your sassafras to Preston's as soon as you can.
You can get Mrs. Preston to come and take charge of the house while we are gone.The Film of Fear
The Captain glanced from the electrician to Miss Preston and back again.
This was to bring about a marriage between Ralph and Miss Preston.
- a city in NW England, administrative centre of Lancashire, on the River Ribble: developed as a weaving centre (17th–18th centuries); university (1992). Pop: 184 836 (2001)
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