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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Prescottnoun

    a town in central Arizona

Wiktionary

  1. Prescottnoun

    An English habitational surname from any of several places in England.

  2. Prescottnoun

    transferred from the surname.

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  1. Prescott

    Prescott is a city in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. According to 2010 Census, the population of the city is 39,843. The city is the county seat of Yavapai County. In 1864 Prescott was designated as the capital of the Arizona Territory, replacing the temporary capital at Fort Whipple. The Territorial Capital was moved to Tucson in 1867. Prescott again became the Territorial Capital in 1877, until Phoenix became the capital in 1889. The towns of Prescott Valley, 7 miles east; Chino Valley, 16 miles north; Dewey-Humboldt, 13 miles east, and Prescott, together comprise what is locally known as the "Quad-City" area. This also sometimes refers to central Yavapai County in general, which would include the towns of: Mayer, Paulden, Wilhoit, and Williamson Valley. Combined with these smaller communities the area had a population of 103,260 as of 2007. Prescott is the center of the Prescott Metropolitan Area, defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as all of Yavapai County . In 2010 Yavapai County had 211,073 residents according to the U.S. Census Bureau, making Metro Prescott the third-largest metropolitan area in Arizona, after Phoenix and Tucson. Metro Prescott will eventually become part of the Arizona Sun Corridor megaregion, with a total estimated megapolitan population of 7.4 million people in 2025.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. prescott

    (Upper Canada). On November 17, 1838, the Canadian rebels were attacked by the British under Maj. Young, and (on the 18th) by Lieut.-Col. Dundas, who dispersed the insurgents, several of whom were killed, and many taken prisoners, the remainder surrendering. The troops also suffered considerably.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Prescott in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Prescott in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Prescott in a Sentence

  1. Miriel Manning:

    Within the current political landscape of Arizona it is critical that Prescott College shows our commitment to education as a human right.

  2. Andrew Kloster:

    At a time when student loan debt is over $1 trillion it is irresponsible for Prescott College to offer this privilege at the expense of other students, while the dollar amount seems small per student, the fee does send a message to potential donors to Prescott College that the administration is less concerned with sound financial management than it is with making a political statement.

  3. Kayla Mueller:

    Helping the suffering was her life’s work, we worried about Kayla. We worried about what she was witnessing. The knowledge of their daughter's suffering under ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and her death has spurred the Prescott, Ariz., couple to pressure Washington and the UN to act now to protect Christians and stop the black-clad jihadist army.

  4. Dak Prescott:

    Obviously, just not what you want to hear, but it's not the worst thing that's happened to me, it's just another bump in the road and I'll keep moving forward. I'll do everything that I can control to get Dak Prescott back, to get Dak Prescott better, help this team and be the best that I can in this role.

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. descant
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