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[stan-is-laws, -lous] /ˈstæn ɪsˌlɔs, -ˌlaʊs/
a male given name.

Stanislaus I

(Stanislaus Leszczynski) 1677–1766, king of Poland 1704–09, 1733–35.
Also, Stanislas I
[stan-is-luh s, -lahs] /ˈstæn ɪs ləs, -ˌlɑs/ (Show IPA)
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  • I was rather disappointed at the first sight of Stanislaus Hoax.

    Vivian Grey Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • Stanislaus asked Pierre if he wished to remain alive to do penance.

    The Phantom World Augustin Calmet
  • Stanislaus, bishop of Cracow, was descended from an illustrious Polish family.

  • I have not forgotten your little friend Yvonne; nor Stanislaus, her brother.

    Princess Zara Ross Beeckman
  • As to the killing of Stanislaus, who could blame the czar for that?

    Princess Zara Ross Beeckman
  • To Stanislaus and Anno the word "wolves" came as a stunning shock.

    Werwolves Elliott O'Donnell
  • She has had a letter from Stanislaus--her friend and her protector.

    Jane Allen: Center Edith Bancroft
  • Stanislaus, you cannot know what Miss Allen has done for me.

    Jane Allen: Center Edith Bancroft
  • Contrast the richness of sense-perceptions of Stanislaus with his poverty of all things else.

    Atlantic Narratives Mary Antin
  • King Stanislaus came, and placed his hand upon his shoulder.

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