- a borough in central New Jersey: battle 1777.
- Mount, a mountain in central Colorado, one of the Collegiate Peaks of the Sawatch Range, in the S Rocky Mountains. 14,197 feet (4327 meters).
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Margot Canaday here at Princeton writes on sexuality and American politics.Thank Congress, Not LBJ for Great Society
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As a student at Princeton University, his primary interest, he later admitted, was playing basketball.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era
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Princeton is still publishing new volumes of the Jefferson papers.What Lincoln Could Teach Fox News
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But Sam Wang of Princeton stands almost alone in forecasting that the Democrats will just barely hold their Senate majority.
He vividly remembers Shirley Tilghman, then the president of Princeton, asking for his prediction.
Bon an, mal an, the time passed away at Princeton for four years.Memoirs
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Thank God, then, for Princeton and Andover, for the opposites.The Wedding Ring
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The outpost at Burlington, on hearing the news, retreated to Princeton.
He sent back to Princeton, and ordered the rear-guard to come up.
To this work, since he left Princeton, he has given all of his time and energy.
- a town in central New Jersey: settled by Quakers in 1696; an important educational centre, seat of Princeton University (founded at Elizabeth in 1747 and moved here in 1756); scene of the battle (1777) during the War of American Independence in which Washington's troops defeated the British on the university campus. Pop: 13 577 (2003 est)
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