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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Stanford, Leland Stanford(noun)

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

  2. Stanford University, Stanford(noun)

    a university in California

Wiktionary

  1. Stanford(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

    Etymology: Various place names from stān + ford.

  2. Stanford(ProperNoun)

    A private university in the Bay Area of California.

    Etymology: Various place names from stān + ford.

Freebase

  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. Paul Nickel:

    I always knew he was going to be some type of leader in some way. He was entrepreneurial, very engaging, when Paul Nickel're at Stanford Cardinal, Paul Nickel run across a lot of guys like Stanford Cardinal.

  2. Jaylyn Sherrod:

    You can take all the points off the board, the rebounds, the steals — this game was won off our will, we just didn’t want to lose. We knew what it felt like to lose in a close game to Stanford. We were just not losing today. That was our mentality. That’s what won us the game — our mentality, our will and a girl named Mya Hollingshed.

  3. 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.

  4. Joan Baez:

    My father was a physicist and also an activist. My first public protest was with my dad at Stanford. I came by all that honestly.

  5. Nick Ashburn:

    The first year, students from just three schools — Wharton, Harvard and Stanford — took part.

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