David, 1813–73, Scottish missionary and explorer in Africa.
a town in and headquarters of Southern Province, SW Zambia, on the Zambesi River, near Victoria Falls: the former capital.
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How to use Livingstone in a sentence
Any comparison you want to make between his mission and Stanley looking for Livingstone is probably accurate.
He supports Livingstone’s bill, which would require a conviction before prosecutors can keep seized money and belongings.This State’s Legislators Want to Overhaul the System That Lets Law Enforcement Keep People’s Money | by Shannon Dooling and Saurabh Datar, WBUR | August 30, 2021 | ProPublica
The encounter was as dramatic as that between Stanley and Livingstone.
Our friend Tom Doran jokes that Livingstone seems to be running for mayor of Karachi as his next job.
Former London mayor Ken Livingstone appears on Iranian state television to blame America for the Boston bombing.
The real Dr. Livingstone had a darker, more complex personality than his grieving mourners imagined.Dr. Livingstone, I Presume? The Victorian Explorer at 200 | Tim Jeal | March 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
For this achievement alone Livingstone deserves to be remembered.Dr. Livingstone, I Presume? The Victorian Explorer at 200 | Tim Jeal | March 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Livingstone gives an account of a variety that attained an altitude much higher than the American plant.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
But not combs or shirt-buttons, thank you, nor any ribbons or lace—is that good lace, Miss Livingstone?
He was suddenly aware, as he talked to her later, of a keener edge to his appreciation of the charm of Alicia Livingstone.
"I would simply give anything to be there," Miss Livingstone said, with a look of sincere desire.
Miss Livingstone's pale small smile fell like a snow-flake upon Hilda's mood and was swallowed up.
British Dictionary definitions for Livingstone
David. 1813–73, Scottish missionary and explorer in Africa. After working as a missionary in Botswana, he led a series of expeditions and was the first European to discover Lake Ngami (1849), the Zambezi River (1851), the Victoria Falls (1855), and Lake Malawi (1859). In 1866 he set out to search for the source of the Nile and was found in dire straits and rescued (1871) by the journalist H. M. Stanley
Kenneth Robert, known as Ken. born 1945, Labour leader of the Greater London Council (1981–86); Member of Parliament (1987–2001); Mayor of London (2000–08)
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