Preston

geographical name

Pres·​ton ˈpre-stən How to pronounce Preston (audio)
1
former town in Ontario, Canada see cambridge sense 3
2
city in northwestern England that is located on the Ribble River north-northeast of Liverpool and is the capital of Lancashire population 98,000

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“Preston.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Preston. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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