amasa leland stanford

Stanford

[stan-ferd]
noun
1.
(Amasa) Leland, 1824–93, U.S. railroad developer, politician, and philanthropist: governor of California 1861–63; senator 1885–93.
2.
a male given name.
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Stanford (ˈstænfəd)
 
n
Sir Charles (Villiers). 1852--1924, Anglo-Irish composer and conductor, who as a teacher at the Royal College of Music had much influence on the succeeding generation of composers: noted esp for his church music, oratorios, and cantatas

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