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Stanley

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biographical name Stan·ley \ˈstan-lē\

Definition of Stanley

  1. Edward George Geoffrey Smith 1799–1869 Earl of Derby British statesman




Stanley

biographical name Stan·ley

Definition of Stanley

  1. Sir Henry Morton 1841–1904 originally John Rowlands British explorer




Stanley

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geographical name Stan·ley \ˈstan-lē\

Definition of Stanley

  1. town ∗ of the Falklands



Variants of stanley

or Port Stanley

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