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living

1. (of animals or plants) existing in the present age; extant
2. presented by actors before a live audience
3. Church of England another term for benefice
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The early performances of The Beatles in the locale have legendary status yet remain within living memory, and it is great to see the billing size of The Beatles on this poster which reflects those heady times at the iconic Tower Ballroom.
THE Holocaust may have occurred within living memory but it still seems remote from today's more civilised world.
Even otherwise, except the Soviet Union and the United States, no other country has invaded Afghanistan within living memory.
It is unexceptional that women account for around half of all students in medicine and law subjects that were, within living memory, almost exclusively the preserve of males.
Seeing the Rolling Stones headlining at Glastonbury is a reminder that the 1960s are still within living memory.
These quaint structures may seem like relics of a distant past, but it's within living memory (1951, to be exact) that the railroad gates we all count on to keep us safe were operated by human beings, not automation.
I live in Palermo, where a dead dog in the middle of the road is not an uncommon sight; where not a single building, including those built by the Sicilian mafia within living memory to appropriate government funds, is in possession of an intact facade; where garbage collection is a political issue on par with defense spending in the United States; where all cars are dented from minor collisions; where pasta shapes are what wives are to a Mormon; and where general indolence defines daily existence.
Arizona writer and photographer McNamee profiles a river that within living memory formed, along with its tributaries, the most important river system in the southwest US, draining an area of 88,000 square miles--a little larger than England and Scotland combined.
Only eight Distinguished Flying Medals have been awarded since the Second World War, so scarcity and the stories behind them still being within living memory has driven prices skyward.
As hunting opportunities arise the records committee is very responsive in opening up new categories, but there are a lot of animals in various parts of the world, perhaps especially Asia, that might theoretically be hunted, but have not been hunted by western sportsmen within living memory.
Then something that has not happened within living memory for the majority of people in this country suddenly explodes on the news.
Shameful in many ways for it was a defining moment in world history and within living memory of so many.