biographical name Myles or Miles 1584?-1656 American colonist

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  • Standish — may refer to:PlacesIn England: * Standish, Greater Manchester in Metropolitan Borough of Wigan * Standish with Langtree, ward including Standish and Langtree * Standish, GloucestershireIn the United States of America: * Standish, Maine * Standish …   Wikipedia

  • Standish — ist der Name mehrerer Orte: im Vereinigten Königreich: Standish (Greater Manchester) in den Vereinigten Staaten: Standish (Maine) Standish (Michigan) Standish ist der Familienname von: John Standish (1814−1875), englischer Gärtner …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Standish — Standish, MI U.S. city in Michigan Population (2000): 1581 Housing Units (2000): 672 Land area (2000): 2.141958 sq. miles (5.547646 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.141958 sq. miles (5.547646 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Standish — Stand ish, n. [Stand + dish.] A stand, or case, for pen and ink. [1913 Webster] I bequeath to Dean Swift, Esq., my large silver standish. Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Standish — (spr. ßtänndisch), Stadt in Lancashire (England), 5 km nordwestlich von Wigan, hat eine Kirche aus dem 16. Jahrh., Kohlengruben und mit Langtree (1901) 6303 Einw. Hier Lancashire Verschwörung zur Restauration der Stuarts (1694) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Standish — [stan′dish] Miles ( or Myles) 1584? 1656; Eng. colonist: military leader of Plymouth Colony …   English World dictionary

  • standish — [stan′dish] n. [< ? STAND + DISH] Archaic a stand for writing materials; inkstand …   English World dictionary

  • Standish — This is an English surname of great antiquity, and also one of the very first prominent surnames of America. It is locational from either of two places called Standish in the English counties of Gloucestershire and Lancashire. In Gloucestershire… …   Surnames reference

  • Standish — noun English colonist in America; leader of the Pilgrims in the early days of the Plymouth Colony (1584 1656) • Syn: ↑Miles Standish, ↑Myles Standish • Instance Hypernyms: ↑settler, ↑colonist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Standish — Original name in latin Standish Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Detroit longitude 43.98308 latitude 83.95888 altitude 188 Population 1509 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Standish — Sp Stándišas Ap Standish L JAV: Arenako apyg. c. (Mičigano v ja), mst. (Meino v ja) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

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