Stanford

[ stan-ferd ]
/ ˈstæn fərd /
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noun

(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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Stanford

/ (ˈstænfəd) /

noun

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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