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Lincoln

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noun Lin·coln \ˈliŋ-kən\

Definition of Lincoln

  1. :  any of an English breed of long-wooled mutton-type sheep



Origin of lincoln

Lincolnshire, England


First Known Use: 1837


Lincoln

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biographical name Lin·coln \ˈliŋ-kən\

Definition of Lincoln

  1. Abraham 1809–1865 16th pres. of the United States (1861–65)

Lin·coln·esque play \ˌliŋ-kə-ˈnesk\ or Lin·coln·ian play \liŋ-ˈkō-nē-ən\ adjective



Lincoln

biographical name Lin·coln

Definition of Lincoln

  1. Benjamin 1733–1810 Am. gen. in Revolution




Lincoln

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geographical name Lin·coln \ˈliŋ-kən\

Definition of Lincoln

  1. 1 city SE Nebraska, its ∗ pop 258,379

  2. 2 city E England ∗ of Lincolnshire pop 81,900




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Lincoln

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geographical name Lin·coln \ˈliŋ-kən\

Definition of Lincoln

  1. city, capital of Nebraska




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