Stanley

biographical name (1)
Stan·ley | \ ˈstan-lē \

Definition of Stanley 

(Entry 1 of 3)

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

Stanley

biographical name (2)

Definition of Stanley (Entry 2 of 3)

Sir Henry Morton 1841–1904 originally John Rowlands British explorer

Stanley

geographical name
Stan·ley | \ ˈstan-lē \
variants: or Port Stanley

Definition of Stanley (Entry 3 of 3)

town and capital of the Falkland Islands population 2100

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