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- A borough of eastern England northeast of Nottingham. Located on the site of Roman, Saxon, and Danish settlements, it was first chartered in 1157. Population: 85,900.
- A city of central Illinois north-northeast of Springfield. It was platted (1853) with the aid of Abraham Lincoln, who practiced law here from 1847 to 1859. Population: 14,800.
- 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. Population: 241,000.
- n. Any of a breed of sheep with long wool, developed in Lincolnshire, a county of eastern England.
- Lincoln, Abbey Originally Anna Marie Gaby Wooldridge. Now known as Aminata Moseka. Born 1930. American singer and actress who led a jazz group which included Sonny Rollins and Max Roach. In later years she became an advocate for racial equality.
- Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865. The 16th President of the United States (1861-1865), who led the Union during the Civil War and emancipated slaves in the South (1863). He was assassinated shortly after the end of the war by John Wilkes Booth.
- Lincoln, Mary Todd 1818-1882. First Lady of the United States (1861-1865) as the wife of President Abraham Lincoln. Born in the South, she was criticized during the Civil War for allegedly having Confederate sympathies.
- MountLincoln A peak, 4,357.2 m (14,286 ft) high, in the Rocky Mountains of central Colorado. It is the highest elevation of the Park Range.
- n. A placename, originally in Lincolnshire, England.
- n. An English surname.
- n. Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States during the Civil War.
- n. A male given name of American usage, originally in honor of Abraham Lincoln.
- n. A brand of American automobile.
- n. An English breed of sheep.
- n. The capital of Nebraska.
- n. A county in many U.S. states.
- n. US, informal A five-dollar bill.
- n. aviation A high altitude, long range bomber based on the Avro Lancaster.
- n. capital of the state of Nebraska; located in southeastern Nebraska; site of the University of Nebraska
- n. 16th President of the United States; saved the Union during the American Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865)
- n. long-wooled mutton sheep originally from Lincolnshire
- Old English Lindcoln, from Latin Lindum Colonia, from Brythonic Lindo, Lindon, probably from *linn ‘pool’, in reference to the Brayford. (Wiktionary)
“In 1995,Donald's biography, LINCOLN, swiftly won general recognition as the definitive life of the sixteenth president, due to its lucid prose,its formidable research, its balanced and even-handed view of its subject, and its interpretative strategy of presenting events as Lincoln saw, heard about, or otherwise experienced them.”
“THE LINCOLN LIBRARY President-elect Obama's fascination with Lincoln is shared by many scholars.”
“Example: the scene in YOUNG MR. LINCOLN in which Lincoln talks to Ann Rutledge, clearly in love with her and she clearly receptive to his attention, in youthful, awkward ways, and the best the abashed Lincoln can say to express his love: You have purty hair, Ann.”
“LINCOLN, March 29, 2006 LifeSiteNews.com – The Family Life Office of the Catholic diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska, has endorsed a lay-led effort to make more feminine and modest clothing available to women by retailers.”
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“TWO BOYS FROM THE LINCOLN GROUP: Lincoln said, "I have one vote, and I shall always cast that against wrong as long as I live.”
“TWO BOYS FROM LINCOLN GROUP: Lincoln said, "In every event of life, it is right makes might.”
“LINCOLN - A Lincoln man jailed on charges that he shot at Lincoln police officers has been denied permission to marry while he is an inmate at the Logan County jail.”
“LINCOLN, NE (April 17, 2010) - Baylor (23-17, 3-6) had a 1-0 lead, but five-straight runs from Nebraska (26-18, 5-4) was too much to overcome as the Lady Bears fell 5-3 Saturday afternoon at Bowling Stadium in Lincoln.”
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