Old English Lindcoln, Lindcylene, from Latin Lindum Colonia, from Proto-Brythonic *llɨnn (“pool”), from Proto-Celtic *lindos (“lake, liquid”), in reference to the Brayford. In the United States, many of the places established since 1865 are named for Abraham Lincoln.
- A city and borough of Lincolnshire, England.
- An English surname from Old English.
- A male given name transferred from the surname, of American usage, originally in honor of Abraham Lincoln.
- A number of places in the United States:
- The capital city of Nebraska, and the county seat of Lancaster County.
- A city in Talladega County, Alabama, named after Benjamin Lincoln.
- A city in Washington County, Arkansas.
- A city in Placer County, California.
- An unincorporated community and census-designated place in Sussex County, Delaware.
- A census-designated place in Bonneville County, Idaho.
- A city, the county seat of Logan County, Illinois.
- An unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Cass County, Indiana.
- A minor city in Tama County, Iowa.
- A town and census-designated place therein, in Penobscot County, Maine.
- A town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
- A village in Gustin township and Hawes Township, Alcona County, Michigan.
- An unincorporated community in Augusta Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan.
- An unincorporated community in Scandia Valley Township, Morrison County, Minnesota.
- A city in Benton County, Missouri.
- A census-designated place in Lewis and Clark County, Montana.
- A town and census-designated place therein, in Grafton County, New Hampshire.
- A hamlet and unincorporated community in South Harrison Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey.
- An unincorporated community in Lincoln County, New Mexico.
- A town in Madison County, New York.
- A city in Burleigh County, North Dakota.
- A borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
- A town in Providence County, Rhode Island.
- An unincorporated community in Lee County, Texas.
- A town in Addison County, Vermont.
- An unincorporated community in Loudoun County, Virginia.
- An unincorporated community in Lincoln County, Washington.
- An unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia.
- A number of towns in Wisconsin:
- A town in Adams County, Wisconsin.
- A town in Bayfield County, Wisconsin.
- A town in Buffalo County, Wisconsin.
- A town in Burnett County, Wisconsin.
- A town in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.
- A town in Forest County, Wisconsin.
- A town and unincorporated community therein, in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin;
- A town in Monroe County, Wisconsin.
- A town in Polk County, Wisconsin.
- A town in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin.
- A town in Vilas County, Wisconsin.
- A town in Wood County, Wisconsin.
- A number of townships, listed under Lincoln Township.
- A place in Canada:
- A city in Buenos Aires province, Argentina, named after Abraham Lincoln.
- A village in Northern Midlands council area, Tasmania, Australia.
- A town in Canterbury, New Zealand, named after the Earl of Lincoln.
- (Oxford University, informal) Ellipsis of .
Lincoln (plural Lincolns)
- A brand of American automobile.
- An English breed of sheep.
- (US, slang) A five-dollar bill.
- 1955, Ray Charles, Greenbacks:
- As I was walking down the street last night
A pretty little girl came into sight
I bowed and smiled and asked her name
She said, "Hold it bud, I don't play that game"
I reached in my pocket, and to her big surprise
There was Lincoln staring her dead in the eyes.
- 1989, Albert William Gray, Size, page 117:
- A Jackson, a Lincoln, three singles. He was seven bucks short, […]
- 2006, EminemsRevenge, Jew Girl, page 181:
- […] not only winning the hand, but also collecting a five dollar per player bonus. […] Jonah yelled to Fred, who crumpled up a Lincoln and tossed it toward him.
- (aviation) A high-altitude, long-range bomber based on the Avro Lancaster.
- “Lincoln”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.
- NZ Topo Map
- “Lincoln”, in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster, 1996–present.
- “Lincoln”, in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016, →ISBN.
- “Lincoln”, in Collins English Dictionary.
- a male given name from English