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Stanley, Henry Morton

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishStanley, Henry MortonHenry Morton StanleyStan‧ley, Henry Morton /ˈstænli/ 🔊 🔊 (1841–1904) a British explorer (=someone who travels to places that have not been visited before). In 1871 he was sent by a US newspaper to find David livingstone in Africa, and is famous for saying ‘Dr Livingstone, I presume’ when he found him. People sometimes say this as a joke when they meet someone.
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