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Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

For people with the surname Stanley, see Stanley (surname).

Stanley may refer to:

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Place names

Australia

Canada

Falkland Islands

Hong Kong

Democratic Republic of Congo / Uganda

Egypt

Papua New Guinea

United Kingdom

England

Scotland

United States

(by state)

Business

  • Morgan Stanley, American investment bank and stockbroker company
  • Stanley Works, American manufacturer of hardware tools
  • Stanley, Inc., American government information technology contractor, previously known as Stanley Associates
  • Stanley Furniture, an American manufacturer of mid- to high-end furniture

Sports

Media and entertainment

Fictional characters

Theaters

Transportation

Other uses


Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel

There's more than one place called Stanley:

Australia

Canada

  • Stanley (New Brunswick) - a village in York County, New Brunswick

see also:

China

Falkland Islands

United Kingdom

see also:

United States of America

  • Stanley (Idaho) - a town in Custer County, Idaho
  • Stanley (Iowa) - a town in Buchanan County, Iowa
  • Stanley (Louisiana) - a town in De Soto Parish, Louisiana
  • Stanley (North Carolina) - a town in Gaston County, North Carolina
  • Stanley (North Dakota) - a town in Mountrail County, North Dakota
  • Stanley (Virginia) - a town in Page County, Virginia
  • Stanley (Barron County, Wisconsin) - a town in Barron County, Wisconsin
  • Stanley (Chippewa County, Wisconsin) - a city in Northwest Wisconsin

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1911 encyclopedia

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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English

Etymology

From places in England, Old English stān (stone) + lēah (meadow).

  • The given name has also been used as a anglicisation of Stanisław, Stanislav and related names.

Proper noun

Singular
Stanley

Plural
-

Stanley

  1. A habitational surname.
  2. Any of several places, outside England named for persons with the surname.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname. Popular in early 20th century.

Quotations

  • 1593 William Shakespeare, Richard III, Act IV, Scene IV
    Go then and muster men: but leave behind
    Your son George Stanley: look your heart be firm
    Or else his head's assurance is but frail.
  • 1990 Ed McBain, Vespers, W.Morrow, ISBN 0877959870, page 61
    The man was named Stanley. This was his real name; who on earth would want to change his name to Stanley unless he planned on becoming a dentist?

Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010
(Redirected to Edward Stanley, 13th Earl of Derby article)

From Wikispecies

(1775–1851)








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