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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Gore, and mounted his horse to ride home from Lindum.
Now York-based construction firm Lindum Group has handed over the keys to the new Burger King, Greggs, Starbucks and Subway outlets.
Lindum Colonia was the Roman name for which English city?
GATESHEAD HC's men's firsts built on the previous week's North Hockey League victory at Alderley Edge with a 4-4 draw at Lindum.
Adjacent occupiers include Lindum Group, Lincolnshire County Council and Scott Storage.
Andrew, who joins Lovell from construction company Lindum York where he was divisional director, will be responsible for the operational delivery of all Lovell schemes in the North-east, Yorkshire and East Midlands.
Gemma Leigh Hart, 21, of Lindum Close, New Brighton, Mold, whose baby lay in a pram nearby as the ght took place, admitted a public order oence and her case was also adjourned for sentence and the second female, a 17-year-old from Bury, pleaded guilty to common assault on Hart.
The remaining construction work on the 1,700 sq m building will be completed by Lindum group.
Originally known as Lindum Colonia, Lincoln's Roman origins can still be seen today at various points across the city.
It marks the start of a six-month construction project by Lindum Group, which will create a 1,700m 2 manufacturing and R&D space for training 40+ undergraduates and postgraduates in the first year.
Glisten has brought its Dormen Foods, Snacks Unlimited and Lindum Foods businesses together under one umbrella to create a new savoury snacking division.
Lindum House, Appletree Rise, Corbridge, is for sale through Northumbria & Cumbria Estates at offers around pounds 625,000, tel: (01434) 600146.