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Lincoln

[ ling-kuhn ]

noun

  1. Abbey Anna Marie Gaby WooldridgeAminata Moseka, 1930–2010, U.S. jazz singer, activist, and actress.
  2. Abraham, AbeHonest Abe, 1809–65, 16th president of the U.S. 1861–65.
  3. Benjamin, 1733–1810, American Revolutionary general.
  4. Mary Todd, 1818–82, U.S. First Lady 1861–65 (wife of Abraham Lincoln).
  5. a city in and the capital of Nebraska, in the southeastern part.
  6. a city in Lincolnshire, in east central England.
  7. a town in northern Rhode Island.
  8. a city in central Illinois.
  9. a town in southern Ontario, in southern Canada, on Lake Ontario.
  10. Mount, a mountain in central Colorado, in the Park Range of the Rocky Mountains. 14,286 feet (4,357 meters).
  11. one of an English breed of large mutton sheep noted for their heavy fleece of coarse, long wool.
  12. a male given name.


Lincoln

1

/ ˈlɪŋkən /

noun

  1. LincolnAbraham18091865MUSPOLITICS: statesmanPOLITICS: head of statePOLITICS: emancipator 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


Lincoln

2

/ ˈlɪŋkən /

noun

  1. 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 nameLindumˈlɪndəm
  2. a city in SE Nebraska: state capital; University of Nebraska (1869). Pop: 235 594 (2003 est)
  3. short for Lincolnshire
  4. a breed of long-woolled sheep, originally from Lincolnshire
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Example Sentences

According to these historians of the Civil War and Reconstruction, Lincoln might not have been saying what people think.

From Time

Steslow didn’t respond to the Blade’s request for comment for this article and whether he signed an NDA barring him from talking about the Lincoln Project’s internal matters.

Johnson, the Democratic vice president, succeeded Lincoln, a Republican.

Replace the real Lincoln with a completely digital — destroyed — version.

From Vox

Within these constitutional boundaries, Lincoln pursued, before and during the Civil War, the goal of abolition by individual states.

Portraits of Lincoln and Eisenhower were removed from the offices of the Republican National Committee.

We tend to think not, but the rise of King, Kennedy, and Lincoln was unlikely, too.

Lincoln Davis and John Barrow and Larry Kissell and Travis Childers and on and on it went.

The Copperheads, a group of Midwestern Democrats, made the accusation—and far worse—against President Lincoln during Emancipation.

He later drove two Lincoln Continentals into his lake with little in the way of explanation.

Lincoln Castle, much decayed and ruinous, is an appropriate feature of one of the public parks.

So we bade farewell to Lincoln, only stopping to ask the hostler for directions to the next town on our way.

President Lincoln had declared a blockade of the Southern ports as soon as the war had started.

There is a quaint common-sense in some of his writings which reminds one of the sayings of Abraham Lincoln.

Many notable persons who were present, one of them the Bishop of Lincoln, testified to this event!

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