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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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Barrett, from Preston, England, spoke toThe Buzzards Wrestling Podcast in association with Sportskeedaabout the baffling change in direction.
It took less than 14 years for the firm and its European partners to deliver the first 500 Typhoon jets, but orders have dwindled in recent years and the production rate at the firm's factory in Preston, England has reportedly had to be slowed.
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Growing up in the textile manufacturing town of Preston, England, Eileen Hampshire came by her love of weaving naturally.
Every 20 years since 1542, residents of Preston, England, have celebrated its trades.
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His great-great grandfather, Miles Romney, was a carpenter from Preston, England, where he and his wife, Elizabeth, were converted by Mormon missionaries and then they came to the United States in the early 1800s.
The frontman has netted in all of his six visits to Portman Road, be it for Preston, England Under-21s, Portsmouth and now Leicester.
Preston, England, has chosen Harland Simon as its partner in upgrading the Goss Colorliner presses at Britain's Trinity Mirror Printing in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
The retired accountant, married for 40 years, is now back in Preston, England.
Bremer reported his team's findings this week at the Royal Astronomical Society's annual National Astronomy Meeting in Preston, England.