Definition of Lincoln in English:


proper noun

  • 1The state capital of Nebraska; population 251,624 (est. 2008). Founded as Lancaster in 1856, it was made the state capital in 1867 and renamed in honor of Abraham Lincoln.

  • 2A city in eastern England, the county town of Lincolnshire; population 86,800 (est. 2009). It was founded by the Romans as Lindum Colonia.