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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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How to pronounce Stanley?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. 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.

  2. Jojakim Cortis:

    There are many miniatures that we did which were of faked or staged events, loch Ness is obviously faked. And there are stories on the web where people think Stanley Kubrick faked these moon pictures.

  3. Jim Calhoun:

    ' Sticks' just couldn't ever get the break Stanley Robinson needed, but no matter what happened, Stanley Robinson always had a smile on Stanley Robinson face.

  4. Robert Gottlieb:

    This is an employment matter between Mr. Marsh and Morgan Stanley, he has acknowledged that he should not have obtained the account information and he has been cooperating fully with Morgan Stanley to protect the firm and its customers.

  5. Donald Sutherland:

    If it doesn't work, we're dead, all of us, if we don't evoke climate change, if we don't solve refugee problems, we don't do any of that, we're dead, i know that it can because 'Paths of Glory', Stanley Kubrick's film, politicized me in 1956.

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