Definitions

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  • proper noun A male given name.

Etymologies

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From the Latin form of a Slavic name famous in the history of Poland, from elements meaning "to become"/"firmness" + "glory".

Examples

  • He would have wished to exclude Stanislaus from the Polish throne, but he was not willing to go to war with France.

    A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4)

  • A gentleman and his sister, whom I will call Stanislaus and Anno D'Adhemar, were invited to spend a few weeks with their old friends, the Baron and Baroness Von

    Werwolves

  • I have only fragmentarily sketched the Oratorio "Stanislaus," but wish to finish it, which will take at least a year.

    Letters

  • I am now waiting for the new setting of the poem of "Stanislaus" from Dingelstedt in order to take up my interrupted composition again ” I want at least a year and something over to finish it.

    Letters

  • Developers often try to offset these costs by acquiring the properties at bargain-basement prices—a tactic that can be risky because the land can prove harder to clean up than expected, said Mathy Stanislaus, an EPA assistant administrator.

    Brownfields Bloom in Seattle

  • In an upstairs bedroom the police also arrested the flamboyant Prince Jean Christien Stanislaus Klossowski, whom they described as "the self-claimed heir apparent to the Polish throne", but known to Richards and Jagger simply as Stash.

    File reveals police view of drug squad raid on Keith Richards

  • Jerry Powers, probation chief for Stanislaus County, an inland agricultural region that will receive $6 million, said poor, rural counties such as his haven't been able to afford prevention and treatment programs that wealthier counties offer and may be less successful at keeping inmates from returning.

    California Prison Pushback

  • Today, it was released by students at the University of California that found her demands for speaking at the Stanislaus Foundation, in a trash bin.

    Five People Born on February 9 | myFiveBest

  • Aerogels had been largely forgotten when, in the late 1970s, the French government approached Stanislaus Teichner at Universite Claud Bernard, Lyon seeking a method for storing oxygen and rocket fuels in porous materials.

    A Real Spinoff that NASA Has Seemingly Forgotten About - NASA Watch

  • Mr. Stanislaus of the EPA said that for every dollar of federal money given to a brownfield project, $17 more is generated by private and other public investment.

    Brownfields Bloom in Seattle

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