Lincolnshire


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Lincolnshire

(ˈlɪŋkənˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
n
(Placename) a county of E England, on the North Sea and the Wash: mostly low-lying and fertile, with fenland around the Wash and hills (the Lincoln Wolds) in the east; one of the main agricultural counties of Great Britain: the geographical and ceremonial county includes the unitary authorities of North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire (both part of Humberside county from 1974 to 1996). Administrative centre: Lincoln. Pop (excluding unitary authorities): 665 300 (2003 est). Area (excluding unitary authorities): 5880 sq km (2270 sq miles). Abbreviation: Lincs
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Lin•coln•shire

(ˈlɪŋ kənˌʃɪər, -ʃər)

n.
a county in E England. 592,600; 2272 sq. mi. (5885 sq. km). Also called Lincoln.
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Noun1.Lincolnshire - an agricultural county of eastern England on the North SeaLincolnshire - an agricultural county of eastern England on the North Sea
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My Lady Dedlock has been down at what she calls, in familiar conversation, her "place" in Lincolnshire. The waters are out in Lincolnshire.
Therefore my Lady Dedlock has come away from the place in Lincolnshire and has left it to the rain, and the crows, and the rabbits, and the deer, and the partridges and pheasants.
With all her perfections on her head, my Lady Dedlock has come up from her place in Lincolnshire (hotly pursued by the fashionable intelligence) to pass a few days at her house in town previous to her departure for Paris, where her ladyship intends to stay some weeks, after which her movements are uncertain.
"It would be useless to ask," says my Lady with the dreariness of the place in Lincolnshire still upon her, "whether anything has been done."
She was the daughter of a clergyman, and it was with her father, the rector of a village in Lincolnshire, that Mr.
When Little John reached the stand he found none fighting, but only bold Eric walking up and down the platform, swinging his staff and shouting lustily, "Now, who will come and strike a stroke for the lass he loves the best, with a good Lincolnshire yeoman?
"Lincolnshire mostly, but my mother's father--he, oddly enough, came from these parts round here."
Clements, and she had determined on removing to one of the most out-of-the-way places in England--to the town of Grimsby in Lincolnshire, where her deceased husband had passed all his early life.
The store of information about the present and past of this particular corner of Lincolnshire which old Mr.
Alfred Tennyson was born in 1809 in the Lincolnshire village of Somersby.
Tennyson, the fourth of a large family of children, was born in Somersby, Lincolnshire, in 1809.
Lincolnshire farmers have been imported, and the long, fresh slopes are sheep-walks no more, but grow famous turnips and barley.

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