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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.
Any of a breed of sheep with long wool, developed in Lincolnshire, a county of eastern England.
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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
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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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|Noun||1.||Lincoln - 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
|3.||Lincoln - long-wooled mutton sheep originally from Lincolnshire|
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