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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.

  2. Stanleynoun

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

  3. 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. Dave Tippett:

    He’s the captain and the leader of our team; he wants our team to play well, he wants to be a playoff team year after year and give himself a chance to win the Stanley Cup, so he’s very motivated.

  2. Greg Fleming:

    We basically want to do with our existing clients whatever they might be able to do with a retail bank, really everything that the client is focused on from a financial services standpoint, we want them to do it with Morgan Stanley.

  3. Julien BriseBois:

    We’re very conscious — we have a number of Quebecers in our organization, we know we have 8 million opponents that we will need to beat if we want to win the Stanley Cup.

  4. Morgan Stanley:

    We would introduce some wealth management knowledge and expertise from Morgan Stanley, because they have successfully expanded their wealth management business (in the United States), we have seconded many young recruits to Morgan Stanley to get some hints, to get some expertise from their wealth management business.

  5. Gary Bettman:

    While we are hopeful, it is our goal that we will be able to resume play and award the Stanley Cup. We intend to do so within in a timeframe that will enable us to get back to a full calendar for the 2020-21 season, at the same time we remain focused on the safety of our players, coaches, support staff and arena personnel. We will not set dates, chose sites or begin to play until we know it is appropriate and prudent and we are approved to do so.

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