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Stanley,

town (1991 pop. 1,557), capital of the Falkland IslandsFalkland Islands
, Span. Islas Malvinas, group of islands (2012 pop. 2,563), 4,618 sq mi (11,961 sq km), S Atlantic, c.300 mi (480 km) E of the Strait of Magellan. The islands are a British overseas territory; the capital is Stanley.
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, S Atlantic Ocean, on East Falkland island. It is the main port and trading center of the islands. The name is sometimes written as Port Stanley. British troops have been stationed in Stanley since 1983, after Argentina's failed attempt to reclaim the islands from Great Britain.

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the main city and port on the Falkland Islands. Population, 1,100 (1970). A whaling base, Stanley exports sheep’s wool, whale blubber, and whale oil. It also has a food-processing industry.

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Sir Henry Morton. 1841--1904, British explorer and journalist, who led an expedition to Africa in search of Livingstone, whom he found on Nov. 10, 1871. He led three further expeditions in Africa (1874--77; 1879--84; 1887--89) and was instrumental in securing Belgian sovereignty over the Congo Free State

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1. the capital of the Falkland Islands, in NE East Falkland Island: scene of fighting in the Falklands War of 1982. Pop.: 1989 (2001)
2. a town in NE England, in N Durham. Pop.: 19 072 (2001)
3. Mount. a mountain in central Africa, between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre): the highest peak of the Ruwenzori range. Height: 5109 m (16 763 ft.)
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