- of or relating to Abraham Lincoln, his character, or his political principles.
Origin of Lincolnian
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Lincoln in the World focuses on several distinct challenges that defined “Lincolnian foreign policy.”The Best Books on President Lincoln
February 17, 2014
That was a truly Lincolnian speech, because it took a very complicated claim and made it very articulate.The Evolution of Darwin and Lincoln
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February 3, 2009
The Lincolnian "leetle questions" were beginning to be rankling darts.
It was "Lincolnian felt," and Lincoln Island possessed yet another manufacture.Abandoned
In more than one event the Lincolnian snappy and headlong manner was the fruit of study and deliberation.
Professor Martens based his original plea of the czar's on the Lincolnian guide for the soldiers in our war.
The Lincolnian droop in his great, sad, mournful mouth accentuated the resemblance to the martyr president.The Brown Mouse