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ˈprɛs kət, -kɒtPrescott

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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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Numerology

  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. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Je me souviens encore deux statues de marbre grandeur nature de deux grands scientifiques dans le couloir de la mairie de la ville de Manchester, qui je l'ai vu il ya plusieurs années. l'un d'eux est de John Dalton, le fondateur de la chimie moderne et la théorie atomique, tandis que la seconde statue est de James Prescott Joule, le fondateur de la physique moderne et le découvreur de la loi de conservation de l'énergie. Je me considère très chanceux d'être l'étudiant de l'Université de Manchester, la maison de grands scientifiques, Dalton et Joule. Et surtout, je suis fier d'être le récipiendaire de la bourse de recherche daltons chimique qui m'a permis d'obtenir mon doctorat Je suis reconnaissant à l'Université de Manchester autant que la fondation de la confiance à John Dalton, pour la plus grande expérience de l'éducation de ma vie.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Miriel Manning:

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

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I still remember two life-sized marble statues of two great scientists in the corridor of Manchester Town Hall, which I saw many years ago. One of them is of John Dalton, the founder of modern Chemistry and the Atomic Theory, while the second statue is of James Prescott Joule, the founder of modern Physics and the discoverer of the Law of Conservation of Energy. I consider myself very fortunate to be the student of the University of Manchester, the home of great scientists, Dalton and Joule. And most importantly, I am proud to be the recipient of Dalton Chemical Research Scholarship that enabled me to obtain my Ph.D. I am thankful to The University of Manchester as much as to John Dalton's Trust Foundation, for the greatest educational experience of my life.

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