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 (lĭv′ĭng-stən), David 1813-1873.
British missionary in Africa who in the course of exploring the Zambezi River was the first European to see Victoria Falls (1855). Henry M. Stanley found him in Tanzania (1871), and together they attempted to find the Nile's source.
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1. (Biography) 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. (Biography) 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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(ˈlɪv ɪŋ stən)

1. David, 1813–73, Scottish missionary and explorer in Africa.
2. a town in SW Zambia, on the Zambezi River, near Victoria Falls: the former capital. 94,637.
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