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Prestwick

[prest-wik] /ˈprɛst wɪk/
noun
1.
international airport in W Scotland.
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Prestwick

/ˈprɛstwɪk/
noun
1.
a town in SW Scotland, in South Ayrshire on the Firth of Clyde; international airport, golf course: tourism. Pop: 14 934 (2001)
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Encyclopedia Article for Prestwick

burgh (town), South Ayrshire council area, historic county of Ayrshire, western Scotland, on the Firth of Clyde and contiguous with the city of Ayr to the south. Prestwick's international airport, the most important in Scotland, has grown because of its proximity to Glasgow and favourable climatic conditions. The town is a golfing and holiday resort with good beaches. It also supports aircraft construction and light engineering industries. Pop. (2001) 14,934.

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