Meaning of Lincoln

Lin•coln

Pronunciation: (ling'kun), [key]
— n.
  1. 1809–65, 16th president of the U.S. 1861–65.
  2. 1733–1810, American Revolutionary general.
  3. a city in and the capital of Nebraska, in the SE part. 171,932.
  4. a city in Lincolnshire, in E central England. 73,200.
  5. a town in N Rhode Island. 16,949.
  6. a city in central Illinois. 16,327.
  7. a town in S Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Ontario. 14,196.
  8. Lincolnshire.
  9. one of an English breed of large mutton sheep noted for their heavy fleece of coarse, long wool.
  10. a male given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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