Stans

[ shtahns ]
/ ʃtɑns /

noun

a town in and the capital of Nidwalden, in central Switzerland.

Definition for stans (2 of 3)

Stan
[ stan ]
/ stæn /

noun

a male given name, form of Stanley.

Definition for stans (3 of 3)

Nidwalden
[ neet-vahl-duh n ]
/ ˈnitˌvɑl dən /

noun

a demicanton of Unterwalden, in central Switzerland. 106 sq. mi. (275 sq. km). Capital: Stans.
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British Dictionary definitions for stans (1 of 2)

Stans1
/ (German ʃtans) /

noun

a town in central Switzerland, capital of Nidwalden demicanton, 11 km (7 miles) southeast of Lucerne: tourist centre. Pop: 6983 (2000)

British Dictionary definitions for stans (2 of 2)

Stans2
/ (stænz) /

pl n

the Stans a region in Central Asia that consists of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan
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