Lincolniana

[ ling-koh-nee-an-uh, -ah-nuh, ling-kuh- ]
/ lɪŋˌkoʊ niˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə, ˌlɪŋ kə- /

plural noun

materials pertaining to Abraham Lincoln, as objects, writings, or anecdotes.

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Origin of Lincolniana

First recorded in 1920–25; Lincoln + -iana
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for Lincolniana

  • David, author of 27 books of Lincolniana, now says that there is “persuasive evidence” that Mary Todd Lincoln was in fact a man.

    Team of Sequels|Christopher Buckley|February 11, 2009|DAILY BEAST