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Preston

Line breaks: Pres|ton
Pronunciation: /ˈprɛstən
 
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Definition of Preston in English:

A city in NW England, the administrative centre of Lancashire, on the River Ribble; population 165,600 (est. 2009). It was the site in the 18th century of the first English cotton mills.

Words that rhyme with Preston

Avestan, Midwestern, northwestern, southwestern, western

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