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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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Garm," I said, "we are going back to Stanley at Kasauli.
Garin was silent and curious, and rather needed reassuring about Stanley and Kasauli.
A soldier told, us we should find Stanley "out there," nodding his head towards a bare, bleak hill.
When we climbed to the top we spied that very Stanley, who had given me all this trouble, sitting on a rock with his face in his hands, and his overcoat hanging loose about him.
I could not see which was dog and which was man, till Stanley got up and whimpered.
Garin was on his shoulder, and his breast and feet all at the same time, so that Stanley spoke all through a cloud of Garin--gulping, sobbing, slavering Garm.
We went down to tea at the rest-house, where Stanley stuffed himself with sardines and raspberry jam, and beer, and cold mutton and pickles, when Garm wasn't climbing over him; and then Vixen and I went on.
Sharp at the hour named Inspector Stanley Hopkins appeared, and we sat down together to the excellent breakfast which Mrs.
This deal also provides Morgan Stanley with new origination capabilities in the non-prime market, which we can build upon to provide access to high-quality product flow across all market cycles.
With his older brother, Carter, Stanley formed the Stanley Brothers and the Clinch Mountain Boys in their native southwestern Virginia in 1946.
Tired," said Stanley, of his people who worked 527 vessel operations between December 2002 and this July.
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