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Noun: Lincoln  ling-kun
  1. Capital of the state of Nebraska; located in southeastern Nebraska; site of the University of Nebraska
    - capital of Nebraska
  2. 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
  3. Long-woolled mutton sheep originally from Lincolnshire

Derived forms: Lincolns

Type of: attorney, Chief Executive, domestic sheep, lawyer, Ovis aries, POTUS [US, informal], President, President of the United States, state capital, United States President

Part of: Cornhusker State, NE, Neb., Nebraska

Encyclopedia: Lincoln, Nebraska station