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Princeton

[ prins-tuhn ]
/ ˈprɪns tən /
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noun

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 (4,327 meters).

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Princeton
/ (ˈprɪnstən) /

noun

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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