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 (prĕs′kət, -kŏt′)
A city of central Arizona north-northwest of Phoenix. Settled by gold prospectors in 1864, it was territorial capital from 1864 to 1867 and from 1877 to 1889.
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1. (Biography) John Leslie. Baron. born 1938, British politician: deputy leader of the Labour Party (1994–2007); deputy prime minister (1997–2007)
2. (Biography) William Hickling (ˈhɪklɪŋ). 1796–1859, US historian, noted for his work on the history of Spain and her colonies
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(ˈprɛs kət, -kɒt)

William Hickling, 1796–1859, U.S. historian.
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Noun1.Prescott - a town in central ArizonaPrescott - a town in central Arizona    
Arizona, Grand Canyon State, AZ - a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
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This episode concluded, Nutty resumed his pail and the journey, and at this moment there appeared over the hedge the face of Mr John Prescott, a neighbour.
Nutty foregathered with Mr Prescott and took the letters from him.
"She could not recollect what it was that she had heard about one of the Miss Maddoxes, or what it was that Lady Prescott had noticed in Fanny: she was not sure whether Colonel Harrison had been talking of Mr.
Farmers Bank & Trust of Magnolia announced last week a deal to acquire the Bank of Prescott in the third quarter of 2019, but the financial terms of the deal were not released.
The Prescott Group, a Dallas-based real estate, private equity firm, has said that it has appointed Anar Shah as managing director to develop the firm's investor relations, sales and marketing team.
Jeff Prescott had no desire to be a reality TV personality, the reason he credits for his breakup from "Kate Plus 8" star Kate Gosselin.
JOHN Prescott will join the JOHN Prescott will join the referendum campaign next referendum campaign next week as Labour call in the week as Labour call in the big guns to convince their big guns to convince their supporters to vote No.