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Lincoln

Line breaks: Lin|coln
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪŋk(ə)n
 
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Definition of Lincoln in English:

1A city in eastern England, the county town of Lincolnshire; population 86,800 (est. 2009). It was founded by the Romans as Lindum Colonia.
2The state capital of Nebraska; population 251,624 (est. 2008). Founded as Lancaster in 1856, it was made state capital in 1867 and renamed in honour of Abraham Lincoln.

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