Preston
geographical name 1. former town Ontario, Canada — see Cambridge 2. city NW England NNE of Liverpool capital of Lancashire population 126,200

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  • Preston — Preston, MO U.S. town in Missouri Population (2000): 113 Housing Units (2000): 67 Land area (2000): 0.169577 sq. miles (0.439203 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.169577 sq. miles (0.439203 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Preston — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Localización de Preston en el mapa de Inglaterra. Preston es una ciudad situada en el condado de Lancashire (Reino Unido) de la que es su capital administrativa. Tiene alrededor de 225.000 habitantes. Se trata de una …   Wikipedia Español

  • Preston — (spr. prest n), Stadt in der engl. Grafsch. Lancaster, am Ribble und Lancasterkanal, (1904) 115.055 E., Baumwoll und Leinwandindustrie, Eisen und Messinggießerei, Maschinenbau; bei P., auf dem Ribbleton Moor, 17. bis 19. Aug. 1648 Sieg Cromwells… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Preston — (Preßtʼn), engl. Stadt in der Grafschaft Lancaster, mit 55000 E., Baumwollespinnerei u. Weberei, Eisengießereien, Maschinenfabriken. – P. Pans (– Pänß), schott. Stadt am Frith of Forth, mit 3500 E., Austernfischerei. Sieg des Prätendenten 21.… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Preston — m English: transferred use of the surname, which originated as a local name from any of the numerous places in England named with the Old English elements prēost priest + tūn enclosure, settlement …   First names dictionary

  • Preston — Nom porté dans le Doubs. Semble un diminutif de Prest, Priest, ancien nom de baptême (latin Praejectus) popularisé par un évêque de Clermont Ferrand martyrisé au VIIe siècle. Autre étymologie possible pour Prest : le latin Priscus, popularisé… …   Noms de famille

  • Preston — [pres′tən] city in Lancashire, NW England: county district pop. 126,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Preston — Infobox Settlement name = Preston |native name = nickname = total type = motto = image caption = Skyline of Preston city centre as seen from the east imagesize = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem =… …   Wikipedia

  • Preston — City of Preston Preston city centre …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Preston — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Villes Preston, ville du Royaume Uni Preston, ville de l’Idaho, aux États Unis d’Amérique Preston est un quartier au nord est du centre ville de Melbourne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Preston — 1 Original name in latin Preston Name in other language Gorad Prehstan, Preston, Prestonas, Prestun, brstwn, peuleseuteon, prestana, prstwn, pu lei si dun, puresuton, Горад Прэстан, Престон, Престън State code GB Continent/City Europe/London… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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