from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A borough of central New Jersey north-northeast of Trenton. Founded by Quakers in 1696, it is the seat of Princeton University (established in 1746 as the College of New Jersey and renamed in 1896). George Washington defeated the British here in January 1777. Population: 13,700.
  • MountPrinceton A mountain, 4,330 m (14,197 ft) high, in the Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado.

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  • proper n. a town in New Jersey.
  • proper n. a private university in the aforementioned town.

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  • n. a university in New Jersey
  • n. a university town in central New Jersey


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