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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Stanford, Leland Stanfordnoun

    United States railroad executive and founder of Stanford University (1824-1893)

  2. Stanford University, Stanfordnoun

    a university in California

Wiktionary

  1. Stanfordnoun

    transferred from the surname.

    Etymology: Various place names from stān + ford.

  2. Stanfordnoun

    A private university in the Bay Area of California.

    Etymology: Various place names from stān + ford.

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  1. Stanford

    Stanford is a census-designated place in Santa Clara County, California, United States and is the home of Stanford University. The population was 13,809 at the 2010 census, with a daily population of 35,000. Stanford is an unincorporated area of Santa Clara County and is adjacent to the city of Palo Alto. Stanford, California is a valid postal address, and has its own post office and ZIP codes: 94305 and 94309. A popular landmark is the Dish. Most of the Stanford University campus is situated within the CDP of Stanford. The Stanford University Medical Center and the Stanford Shopping Center, on the campus periphery, are counted as part of Palo Alto. Its resident population consists of the inhabitants of on-campus housing, including graduate student villages and the "Faculty Ghetto" of single-family homes owned by their faculty inhabitants but located on leased Stanford land. A residential neighborhood adjacent to the Stanford campus, College Terrace, featuring streets named after universities and colleges, including Cambridge, Oxford, Harvard and Princeton, is not part of the Stanford CDP but of Palo Alto.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stanford in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stanford in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Stanford in a Sentence

  1. Gurpreet Sohi:

    We see each other on the pool deck, we see each other in the village, there’s a lot of Stanford athletes here. It’s really fun to see them around in the village, different sports.

  2. Sha Yao:

    Learning about the Stanford Design Challenge was one of the best things that has ever happened to me.

  3. Clara Shih:

    Only in high school when I began programming computers, did I become interested in tech and start-ups, which led me to attend Stanford and major in Computer Science.

  4. Ziad Ahmed:

    I didn’t think I would get admitted to Stanford at all, but it’s quite refreshing to see that they view my unapologetic activism as an asset rather than a liability.

  5. Arun Majumdar:

    The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability will not only harness the intellectual horsepower of our students, faculty, and staff across our campus, but also partner with external organizations around the world to co-develop innovative solutions and identify new insights through research and education, as is often said, we do not inherit Stanford Earth from our ancestors, we borrow Stanford Earth from our children. We must create a future in which humans and nature thrive together.

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