Definition of Livingstone

1. Noun. Scottish missionary and explorer who discovered the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls (1813-1873).

Exact synonyms: David Livingstone
Generic synonyms: Adventurer, Explorer, Missionary



Definition of Livingstone

1. Proper noun. (surname Scottish from=Old English dot=), variant of Livingston. ¹

2. Proper noun. David Livingstone, Scottish missionary and African explorer; he discovered the Zambezi River (1851) and Victoria Falls (1855); Henry M. Stanley found him in Tanzania (1871), and together they attempted to find the source of the Nile. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Livingstone

Littre's glands
Littre's hernia
Litueche
Liturgical Armenian
Litzmann obliquity
Liuzhou
Liv
LiveScript
Livermore
Liverpool
Liverpool sound
Liverpudlian
Liverpudlians
Livia
Livingston
Livingstone
Livistona
Livistona australis
Livonia
Livonian
Livonian-speaking
Livonians
Livornian
Livornians
Livorno
Livvy
Livy
Lixouri
Lixourio
Liz

Literary usage of Livingstone

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"At first livingstone thought the Nile problem had been ... Leaving England in the middle of August 1865, via Bombay, livingstone arrived at Zanzibar on ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1875)
"livingstone did his best ; but in his last days he was failing, ... As the letter stated, when livingstone sailed along that coast it was in the night, ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1873)
"livingstone. Colleagues of the Society, to have given some account of what ... With regard to Dr. livingstone, he could only tell them that wherever they ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1872)
"search of Dr. livingstone. Tie also announced that Dr. livingstone's second son, Mr. Oswald livingstone, hnd volunteered to accompany the expedition, ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"livingstone. IT has been well said that if we combine Moffatt with Mirago Park, the result would resemble David livingstone. In him we have seen the zeal of ..."

6. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1889)
"His first intimation of being near livingstone was when a black, coming from the village ... Stanley had found livingstone. Any but men of the cool and ..."

7. Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages by Joseph Haydn, Benjamin Vincent (1889)
"Dr. David livingstone, я missionary traveller, returned to England in Dec., after an absence of 16 years, , during which he traversed a. large part of the ..."

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