m-expression lisp

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M-expression LISP definition

(MLISP) The original "meta-language" syntax of Lisp, designed by John McCarthy in 1962. MLISP was intended for external use in place of the parenthesised S-expression syntax.
["LISP 1.5 Programmer's Manual", J. McCarthy et al, MIT Press 1962].
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