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  • proper n. A maritime county of eastern England bordered by Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Rutland and the North Sea.

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  • n. an agricultural county of eastern England on the North Sea

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Examples

  • LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (CBS) ― A 22-year-old daycare center employee has been charged in the murder of a toddler after confessing to forcefully throwing the boy to the ground at the Lincolnshire center.

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  • "So do I. Colonel Beaufort says his place in Lincolnshire is about as cheerful as the Millbank Penitentiary, only without the river, and not so well built; but I am sure I should not dislike any place that belonged to a person I liked."

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  • I am very grateful to Tony Smedley and Ian Jolly, two very alert railway enthusiasts from the U.K., for bringing to my attention the rival claims of a railway station building in Lincolnshire to be the oldest in the world.

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  • Sir Joseph was also an improving agriculturalist with extensive estates in Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire.

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  • New York (named not for the Big Apple, but for a small village in Lincolnshire near Bryars's home) is more ambitious, yet in the end less interesting, for the relationship between the percussion soloists and the ensemble around them is never dynamic or musically productive.

    Bryars: At Portage and Main; One Last Bar Then Joe Can Sing; New York – review

  • Kat has been taken up to her mum's in Lincolnshire after her gastritis-brought-on-by-alcohol-poisoning got worse last night and she ended up back in A&E.

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  • My family live in Lincolnshire - it's too flat and featureless for my liking.

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  • Lincolnshire is also full of tight-wads and I don't think they've heard of mayonaise yet, it's fry-up chips or roast tatties 'n' thatsherlot.

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  • Cat hairs recovered from a site in Lincolnshire in 2003 were confirmed by a government-accredited laboratory as having come from a member of the genus Panthera.

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  • As Dorothy Talby is my ancestor, I have a few words to say: first, she was married to John Talby in Lincolnshire and had several children before coming to Salem circa 1630 and more there.

    Mad As Ophelia

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