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Lincoln, Abraham

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɪŋk(ə)n
 
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Definition of Lincoln, Abraham in English:

( 1809–65), American Republican statesman, 16th President of the US 1861-5. His election as President on an anti-slavery platform helped precipitate the American Civil War; he was assassinated shortly after the war ended. Lincoln was noted for his succinct, eloquent speeches, including the Gettysburg Address of 1863.

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