[ling-kuh n-sheer, -sher]
- a county in E England. 2272 sq. mi. (5885 sq. km).
Also called Lincoln.
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I looked through the port, and saw the long, flat Lincolnshire coast.In the Days of Drake
J. S. Fletcher
His father, William Airy, belonged to a Lincolnshire branch of the same stock.Great Astronomers
R. S. Ball
Latimer, in his Second Sermon preached in Lincolnshire, p. 475.
It is therefore, at least, not improbable that the testator was a native of Lincolnshire.
As you have lived in Lincolnshire I will not further describe Suffolk.Letters of Edward FitzGerald
- 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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