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Stan·ford(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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(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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|Noun||1.||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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