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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).
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Stanford

(ˈstænfəd)
n
(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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