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Lin·coln 1

1. A city of eastern England northeast of Nottingham. Located on the site of Roman, Saxon, and Danish settlements, it was first chartered in 1157.
2. The capital of Nebraska, in the southeast part of the state southwest of Omaha. Founded in 1864 as Lancaster, it was renamed when it was chosen as the state capital in 1867.

Lin·coln 2

Any of a breed of sheep with long wool, developed in Lincolnshire, a county of eastern England.


1. (Placename) a city in E central England, administrative centre of Lincolnshire: an important ecclesiastical and commercial centre in the Middle Ages; Roman ruins, a castle (founded by William the Conqueror) and a famous cathedral (begun in 1086). Pop: 85 963 (2001). Latin name: Lindum
2. (Placename) a city in SE Nebraska: state capital; University of Nebraska (1869). Pop: 235 594 (2003 est)
3. (Placename) short for Lincolnshire
4. (Breeds) a breed of long-woolled sheep, originally from Lincolnshire


(Biography) Abraham. 1809–65, US Republican statesman; 16th president of the US. His fame rests on his success in saving the Union in the Civil War (1861–65) and on his emancipation of slaves (1863); assassinated by John Wilkes Booth


(ˈlɪŋ kən)

1. Abraham, 1809–65, 16th president of the U.S. 1861–65.
2. the capital of Nebraska, in the SE part. 209,192.
3. a city in Lincolnshire, in E central England. 73,200.
5. one of an English breed of large mutton sheep noted for their heavy fleece of coarse, long wool.
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Noun1.Lincoln - 16th President of the United StatesLincoln - 16th President of the United States; saved the Union during the American Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865)
2.Lincoln - capital of the state of Nebraska; located in southeastern Nebraska; site of the University of Nebraska
University of Nebraska - a university in Lincoln, Nebraska
Cornhusker State, Nebraska, NE - a midwestern state on the Great Plains
3.Lincoln - long-wooled mutton sheep originally from Lincolnshire
domestic sheep, Ovis aries - any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skin
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Lincoln and was summoned to appear at the President's house on the first day of his term.
First, the Lincolns appear as ungenteel social climbers, as their roots in the West subject them to scrutiny from the seemingly more genteel, polite East.
Keckley reports that, although Robert "was very anxious to quit school and enter the army," the "move was sternly opposed by his mother," because the Lincolns had "lost one son," and his loss was as much as Mary Todd Lincoln could "bear, without being called upon to make another sacrifice.
The Lincolns come from all over the nation and from all walks of life.
The group has a national membership of 113 Lincolns and 30 Mary Todd Lincolns.
Lincoln-Mercury will use future Lincolns like the Marque X to continue building on its history of sales growth, Miskowski said.
The museum site also provides some online material, including answers to frequently asked questions, some of Lincolns most popular speeches and writings, study guides for teachers, discussion questions, tour information and a crossword puzzle.
Only once has Taper used something of the Lincolns - she carried the first lady's ivory-slatted fabric fan to a costume ball at the Hotel Bel-Air in 1990.
com)-- Sanderson Lincoln is inviting Phoenix customers to trade up to a Lincoln during the Lincoln Exchange Sales Event.

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