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Stanley

[stan-lee]
noun
1.
Arthur Penrhyn [pen-rin] , (Dean Stanley) 1815–81, English clergyman and author.
2.
Edward George Geoffrey Smith, 14th Earl of Derby, 1799–1869, British statesman: prime minister 1852, 1858–59, 1866–68.
3.
Francis Edgar, 1849–1918, and his twin brother Freelan [free-luhn] 1849–1940, U.S. inventors and manufacturers: developed steam-powered car.
4.
Sir Henry Morton (John Rowlands) 1841–1904, British journalist and explorer in Africa: led successful search for David Livingstone.
5.
Wendell M(eredith) 1904–71, U.S. biochemist: Nobel prize 1946.
6.
the capital and principal harbor of the Falkland Islands, in the E part.
7.
former name of Ngaliema, Mount.
8.
a male given name: an Old English family name taken from a placename meaning “stone field.”
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Stanley1 (ˈstænlɪ)
 
n
1.  the capital of the Falkland Islands, in NE East Falkland Island: scene of fighting in the Falklands War of 1982. Pop: 1989 (2001)
2.  a town in NE England, in N Durham. Pop: 19 072 (2001)
3.  Mount Stanley Congolese name: Ngaliema Mountain a mountain in central Africa, between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre): the highest peak of the Ruwenzori range. Height: 5109 m (16 763 ft)

Stanley2 (ˈstænlɪ)
 
n
Sir Henry Morton. 1841--1904, British explorer and journalist, who led an expedition to Africa in search of Livingstone, whom he found on Nov 10, 1871. He led three further expeditions in Africa (1874--77; 1879--84; 1887--89) and was instrumental in securing Belgian sovereignty over the Congo Free State

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Stanley Stan·ley (stān'lē), Wendell Meredith. 1904-1971.

American biochemist. He shared a 1946 Nobel Prize for discovering methods of producing pure enzymes and virus proteins.

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