Definition of Mary Leakey

1. Noun. English paleontologist (the wife of Louis Leakey) who discovered the Zinjanthropus skull that was 1,750,000 years old (1913-1996).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mary Leakey

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Mary Ann Evans
Mary Ashton Rice Livermore
Mary Augusta Arnold Ward
Mary Baker Eddy
Mary Bell order
Mary Celeste
Mary Douglas Leakey
Mary Flannery O'Connor
Mary Godwin Wollstonecraft Shelley
Mary Harris Jones
Mary I
Mary II
Mary Jane
Mary Janes
Mary Leakey (current term)
Mary Leontyne Price
Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley
Mary Magdalen
Mary Magdalene
Mary Mallon
Mary Martin
Mary McCarthy
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Mary McLeod Bethune
Mary Morse Baker Eddy
Mary Pickford
Mary Queen of Scots
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Literary usage of Mary Leakey

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1. Kenya by Eva Ambros (1999)
"Dr. Leakey, son of the late British anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey, was born in Nairobi in 1944. and became interested in the work of his parents at ..."

2. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"Perhaps longer, since Mary Leakey found footprints, identical to modern-day humans', in a 3.5-million-year-old site at Laetoli, ..."

3. Kenya and Tanzania by Claude Herve-Bazin, Judith Farr (2000)
"At the junction of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro, the Olduvai Gorge became famous with the discovery in 1959 and the 1960s by Louis and Mary Leakey of the ..."

4. Mr Brouard's Odyssey by Diana Winsor (2004)
"And around this time, in Tanzania, Mary Leakey came upon a trail of what looked like human footprints made in a layer of volcanic ash over three and half ..."

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