Stans



noun
1.
a town in and the capital of Nidwalden, in central Switzerland.
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Stanley.
noun
1.
a demicanton of Unterwalden, in central Switzerland. 106 sq. mi. (275 sq. km).
Capital: Stans.
noun
1.
a town in central Switzerland, capital of Nidwalden demicanton, 11 km (7 miles) southeast of Lucerne: tourist centre. Pop: 6983 (2000)
plural noun
1.
the Stans, a region in Central Asia that consists of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan

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