Livingstone


Livingstone

Livingstone [liv-ing-stuh n] Examples noun

  1. David,1813–73, Scottish missionary and explorer in Africa.
  2. a town in and headquarters of Southern Province, SW Zambia, on the Zambesi River, near Victoria Falls: the former capital.

Examples from the Web for livingstone Contemporary Examples of livingstone

  • The encounter was as dramatic as that between Stanley and Livingstone.

    The Week in Death: The Last to Surrender

    The Telegraph

    January 19, 2014

  • Our friend Tom Doran jokes that Livingstone seems to be running for mayor of Karachi as his next job.

    Ken Livingstone Blames America for Boston Bombing

    David Frum

    April 30, 2013

  • 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

  • For this achievement alone Livingstone deserves to be remembered.

    Dr. Livingstone, I Presume? The Victorian Explorer at 200

    Tim Jeal

    March 19, 2013

  • Livingstone had now initiated two missions, one led by the first Anglican bishop to visit central Africa.

    Dr. Livingstone, I Presume? The Victorian Explorer at 200

    Tim Jeal

    March 19, 2013

  • Historical Examples of livingstone

  • The career of Dr. Livingstone is one of the most interesting of all.

    Self-Help

    Samuel Smiles

  • She had known Gordon and Livingstone and Beaconsfield when she was young,—every one.

    Alexander’s Bridge and The Barrel Organ

    Willa Cather and Alfred Noyes

  • The life of service; the life of unselfish giving—this must Livingstone’s life mean to us.

    Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence

    Various

  • We have noticed that Livingstone’s religion was not aggressive nor impertinent.

    Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence

    Various

  • The slave trade in Africa was dealt its death-blow by Dr. Livingstone.

    Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence

    Various

  • British Dictionary definitions for livingstone Livingstone noun

    1. 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
    2. 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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