Stans

Stans

[shtahns]
noun
a town in and the capital of Nidwalden, in central Switzerland.
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Stan

[stan]
noun
a male given name, form of Stanley.

Nidwalden

[neet-vahl-duhn]
noun
a demicanton of Unterwalden, in central Switzerland. 106 sq. mi. (275 sq. km). Capital: Stans.
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Stans1 (German ʃtans)
 
n
a town in central Switzerland, capital of Nidwalden demicanton, 11 km (7 miles) southeast of Lucerne: tourist centre. Pop: 6983 (2000)

Stans2 (stænz)
 
pl n
the Stans a region in Central Asia that consists of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan

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