|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
|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)|
|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|
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.
town, northwestern Tasmania, Australia, on the eastern shore of Circular Head, a promontory extending into Bass Strait. From 1826 it was the hub of the settlement of the Van Diemen's Land Company in that part of the state. First called Circular Head, the town was renamed in 1833 for Lord Stanley, then colonial secretary. It was the birthplace of Joseph Aloysius Lyons, the first Tasmanian to become prime minister of Australia (1931-39). Just off the Bass Highway and terminus of a rail line from Launceston (105 miles [170 km] southeast), Stanley serves a region yielding timber, fish, dairy products, potatoes, and turnips. Pop. (2001) locality, 455.
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