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Noun: Lincoln  ling-kun
  1. Long-woolled mutton sheep originally from Lincolnshire
  2. Capital of the state of Nebraska; located in southeastern Nebraska; site of the University of Nebraska
    - capital of Nebraska
  3. 16th President of the United States; saved the Union during the American Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865)
    - Abraham Lincoln, President Lincoln, President Abraham Lincoln

Derived forms: Lincolns

Type of: attorney, Chief Executive, domestic sheep, lawyer, Ovis aries, President, President of the United States, state capital, United States President

Part of: Cornhusker State, NE, Nebraska

Encyclopedia: Lincoln, Nebraska metropolitan statistical area