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 (stăn′fərd), Leland 1824-1893.
American financier of the Central Pacific Railroad (built 1863-1869) and founder of Stanford University (1885).

Stanford

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(Biography) 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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Noun1.Stanford - United States railroad executive and founder of Stanford University (1824-1893)Stanford - United States railroad executive and founder of Stanford University (1824-1893)
2.Stanford - a university in California
Palo Alto - a university town in California
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I tell you, the Leland Stanford Junior isn't a circumstance to the old "We're Here"; but I'm coming into the business for keeps next fall.
Thus, in addition to the cousins Dorothy and Florence, Martin encountered two university professors, one of Latin, the other of English; a young army officer just back from the Philippines, one-time school- mate of Ruth's; a young fellow named Melville, private secretary to Joseph Perkins, head of the San Francisco Trust Company; and finally of the men, a live bank cashier, Charles Hapgood, a youngish man of thirty-five, graduate of Stanford University, member of the Nile Club and the Unity Club, and a conservative speaker for the Republican Party during campaigns - in short, a rising young man in every way.
The town of Palo Alto and Stanford University had been sacked in similar fashion, we learned.
He was president of the Stanford University, a private benefaction of the times.
STANFORD - There is no long flight followed by a longer bus ride to the middle of nowhere.
In 1978 Suzannah Lessard began an exploration of her family history that led into the work of her great-grandfather, the architect Stanford White.
Thus, Stanford meticulously records how the hunt unfolds and who gets how much when it's over.
Environmental researchers are beginning to find common ground with physicians, as exemplified by collaborations among researchers at Stanford University's new Woods Institute for the Environment.
STANFORD - So much for any hope that USC's close-call victory over Stanford was a humbling experience for the nation's top-ranked college football team, an eye-opener for an undefeated group that might have been feeling invincible, a useful lesson in the dangers of leaving it all to the second half.
Reporters are invited to attend a lecture by stem cell expert Irving Weissman, MD, of the Stanford University School of Medicine, who will share his perspective on stem cell research with some of the nation's top scientists.
6 Stanford on Sunday at the Sports Arena and the Trojans' 75-72 upset of then fifth-ranked Stanford last season: This time it meant something.
Researchers from Stanford University received more than $7 million in the first round of research grants approved by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.