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Livingstone

(Encyclopedia) Livingstone, city (1990 est. pop. 82,218), S Zambia, near the Zambezi River, which forms the border with Zimbabwe. It is an industrial, commercial, and transportation center. Manufactures inclu...

David Livingstone

David Livingstone was 27 years old when he sailed from Scotland to South Africa as a Christian missionary in 1840. He spent much of the next 33 years traveling in the African interior, eventually beco…

Livingstone, David

(Encyclopedia) Livingstone, David lĭv´ĭngstən, –stōn˝ [key], 1813–73, Scottish missionary and explorer in Africa, the first European to cross the African continent. From 1841 to 1852, while a medic...

Livingston

(Encyclopedia) Livingston, family of American statesmen, diplomats, and jurists. Robert R. Livingston (1654–1728) Robert R. Livingston, 1654–1728, b. Roxburghshire, Scotland, was raised...

Hockney, David

(Encyclopedia) Hockney, David, 1937–, English painter, studied Royal College of Art. Moving from a distorted, semiexpressionist form of pop art , Hockney developed a highly personal realistic style, p...

Jay Livingston

pop composer and lyricistBorn: 3/28/1915Birthplace: McDonald, Pennsylvania pop composer and lyricist who, with Ray Evans, scored more than 80 films and won three Best Song Oscars for “Que Sera…

David

(Encyclopedia) David, d. c.970 BC, king of ancient Israel (c.1010–970 BC), successor of Saul . The Book of First Samuel introduces him as the youngest of eight sons who is anointed king by Samuel to r...

David

(Encyclopedia) David dävēd´ [key], city (1990 pop. 102,678), capital of Chiriquí prov., SW Panama. It is a regional commercial and processing center and is Panama's fourth largest city. Cattle raising is...

David I

(Encyclopedia) David I, 1084–1153, king of Scotland (1124–53), youngest son of Malcolm III and St. Margaret of Scotland. During the reign of his brother Alexander I, whom he succeeded, David was earl of C...