Preston

[ pres-tuh n ]
/ ˈprɛs tən /
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noun

a seaport in W Lancashire, in NW England.
a male given name.
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Preston

/ (ˈprɛstən) /

noun

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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