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ˈstæn liStan·ley

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Stanley, Francis Edgar Stanleynoun

    United States inventor who built a steam-powered automobile (1849-1918)

  2. Stanley, Henry M. Stanley, Sir Henry Morton Stanley, John Rowlandsnoun

    Welsh journalist and explorer who led an expedition to Africa in search of David Livingstone and found him in Tanzania in 1871; he and Livingstone together tried to find the source of the Nile River (1841-1904)

Wiktionary

  1. Stanleynoun

    Any of several places, outside England named for persons with the surname.

    Etymology: From places in England, stan + leah.

  2. Stanleynoun

    transferred from the surname. Popular in early 20th century.

    Etymology: From places in England, stan + leah.

Freebase

  1. Stanley

    Stanley is the capital of the Falkland Islands. It is located on the island of East Falkland, on a north-facing slope in one of the wettest parts of the islands. At the 2006 census, the town had a population of 2,115. Stanley is represented by five members of the Legislative Assembly of the Falkland Islands, currently Jan Cheek, Barry Elsby, Dick Sawle, Gavin Short and Mike Summers.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stanley in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stanley in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Stanley in a Sentence

  1. James Garrett:

    Frustrating does not even begin to tell you the truth of the matter. I've found it incredibly unbelievable as a taxpayer the amount of bureaucracy and ineptitude that was occurring, not only in Stanley Friedman's case, but in other cases.

  2. Alex Ovechkin:

    Get some beers, get some whatever and start celebrating, we are Stanley Cup champions. Washington Capitals baby!

  3. Brian Conacher:

    It was the last playoff series of the Original Six, it was Toronto against Montreal, and it was Canada’s centennial, it was also Expo 67 in Montreal, where the expectation was that the Canadiens would be showing off the Stanley Cup in the Quebec pavilion.

  4. Jim Spellman/WireImage:

    Nov 1 1970 Cheryl I went on our 1st date, we went to see a re-release of Stanley Kramer’s It’s a Mad Mad Mad World and then got some pizza at now defunct Barnone’s in Toluca Lake. Quite a start, right?

  5. Deutsche Bank:

    Morgan Stanley is proud of its comprehensive approach to risk management, which has enabled the firm to manage its commodities business prudently and effectively over the last three decades.

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