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 for Common LISP
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Common Lisp
      A dialect of Lisp defined by a consortium of
     companies brought together in 1981 by the Defence Advanced
     Research Projects Agency (DARPA).  Companies included
     Symbolics, Lisp Machines, Inc., Digital Equipment
     Corporation, Bell Labs., Xerox, Hewlett-Packard,
     Lawrence Livermore Labs., Carnegie-Mellon University,
     Stanford University, Yale, MIT and USC Berkeley.
     Common Lisp is lexically scoped by default but can be
     dynamically scoped.
     Common Lisp is a large and complex language, fairly close to a
     superset of MacLisp.  It features lexical binding, data
     structures using defstruct and setf, closures, multiple
     values, types using declare and a variety of numerical types.
     Function calls allow "&optional", keyword and "&rest"
     arguments.  Generic sequence can either be a list or an
     array.  It provides formatted printing using escape
     characters.  Common LISP now includes CLOS, an extended LOOP
     macro, condition system, pretty printing and logical
     Implementations include AKCL, CCL, CLiCC, CLISP,
     CLX, CMU Common Lisp, DCL, KCL, MCL and WCL.
     Mailing list: .
     ANSI Common Lisp draft proposal
     ["Common LISP: The Language", Guy L. Steele, Digital Press
     1984, ISBN 0-932376-41-X].
     ["Common LISP: The Language, 2nd Edition", Guy L. Steele,
     Digital Press 1990, ISBN 1-55558-041-6].

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