- (Amasa) Leland,1824–93, U.S. railroad developer, politician, and philanthropist: governor of California 1861–63; senator 1885–93.
- a male given name.
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But a project out of Stanford University is hoping to grant Turkers agency—and might begin to revolutionize the industry.Amazon’s Turkers Kick Off the First Crowdsourced Labor Guild
December 3, 2014
In the shopping mall they follow me—in the Stanford shopping mall.‘Why Have I Lost Control?’: Cory Booker in ’92 on Rodney King Echoes Ferguson
November 26, 2014
At Stanford, so the story goes, he talked a suicidal student down from a roof.
Sailed off to Stanford, then Oxford—as a Rhodes Scholar—then Yale Law.
The pair graduated from Stanford University and Harvard Law School, and are political heavyweights in their own right.Mother Knows Best
October 14, 2014
Stanford did much for Herbert Hoover; but so has he done much for Stanford.
Stanford is like any other university in this relation to its graduates.
It was less simple getting to Stanford in those first days than it is now.
Following is a complete list of the tests of the Stanford revision.The Measurement of Intelligence
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"Every reason," replied Milsom, and Stanford Beale nodded in agreement.The Green Rust
- 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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