a city in E central England, administrative centre of Lincolnshire: an important ecclesiastical and commercial centre in the Middle Ages; Roman ruins, a castle (founded by William the Conqueror) and a famous cathedral (begun in 1086). Pop: 85 963 (2001) Latin name Lindum (ˈlɪndəm)
a city in SE Nebraska: state capital; University of Nebraska (1869). Pop: 235 594 (2003 est)
a breed of long-woolled sheep, originally from Lincolnshire
Abraham. 1809–65, US Republican statesman; 16th president of the US. His fame rests on his success in saving the Union in the Civil War (1861–65) and on his emancipation of slaves (1863); assassinated by John Wilkes Booth
a state of the western US: consists of an undulating plain. Capital: Lincoln. Pop: 1 739 291 (2003 est). Area: 197 974 sq km (76 483 sq miles) Abbreviation Nebr., (with zip code) NE
English city, county town of Lincolnshire, O.E. Lindcylene, from L. Lindum Colonia from a Latinized form of British *lindo "pool, lake" (corresponding to Welsh llyn). Originally a station for retired IX Legion veterans.
from a native Siouan name for the Platte River, either Omaha ni braska or Oto ni brathge, both lit. "water flat." The modern river name is from Fr. rivière platte, which means "flat river."