Stans


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Stans

a town in central Switzerland, capital of Nidwalden demicanton, 11 km (7 miles) southeast of Lucerne: tourist centre. Pop.: 6983 (2000)
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"Sure!--it stan's so on the record, which makes it true an' legal.
Macey, with a sarcastic smile, tapping his thumbs together, "he's no call to lay any bet--let him go and stan' by himself--there's nobody
'Weel, then!' said the Yorkshireman, striking the table heavily with his fist, 'what I say's this--Dang my boans and boddy, if I stan' this ony longer.
We are thrilled to be partnering with Stan on this important development initiative as we continue to lead our industry onto other screen platforms, said Ms Vieira.
Just as the battlefield artifacts provided a physical link to Stan's ancestral ground, he started collecting primitive farm tools as a remembrance of relatives, neighbors and friends.
That is where we are headed, with ESSO, Aramco, and Standard Oil to be supplanted by Russo, Iranco, and the five Stan Brothers: Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, and Turkmenistan.