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A city of northwest England north-northeast of Liverpool. The Jacobites surrendered here after an uprising in 1715.


(Placename) 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)


(ˈprɛs tən)

a seaport in W Lancashire, in NW England. 132,200.
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Harris could also offer to meet jointly with the Prestons.
Preston whether he could intervene by talking with Mr.
Preston said the reason she brought the matter up was to unburden herself of this great stress by talking about it.
Preston was seated in the lobby and appeared appropriate on casual greeting.
The Prestons have had to sell their building and liquidate most of their assets just to keep the business afloat and support their six children.
Van Buren's Preston Electric Sues Powerful Tulsa-Based Builder for $7.
FRANK PRESTON THOUGHT the tough times were well behind him.
The Prestons started one of the first services for no-fee apartments when they decided to share their knowledge and expertise by starting NoFee.
com's founders, brothers John, Barry and Mark Preston, have more than 25 years experience in the real estate business, and have cultivated deep relationships with landlords through their brick-and-mortar, apartment rental brokerage, Preston Properties, a member of the Better Business Bureau of New York.
25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International event and wedding designer Preston Bailey announces the launch of his first ever, floral design courses.
Tuition for the online program is $1,190 USD for Preston Bailey's "Fundamentals of Floral Design" (PBFD1) and $1,490 USD for "Designing for the Table" (PBFD2).
For the first time, students and professionals can benefit from Preston Bailey's 30-plus year career.