Lincolnshire [ling-kuh n-sheer, -sher] Examples noun

  1. a county in E England. 2272 sq. mi. (5885 sq. km).

Also called Lincoln. Examples from the Web for lincolnshire Historical Examples of lincolnshire

  • I looked through the port, and saw the long, flat Lincolnshire coast.

    In the Days of Drake

    J. S. Fletcher

  • His father, William Airy, belonged to a Lincolnshire branch of the same stock.

    Great Astronomers

    R. S. Ball

  • Latimer, in his Second Sermon preached in Lincolnshire, p. 475.

    Notes and Queries, Number 54, November 9, 1850


  • It is therefore, at least, not improbable that the testator was a native of Lincolnshire.

    Notes and Queries, Number 35, June 29, 1850


  • As you have lived in Lincolnshire I will not further describe Suffolk.

    Letters of Edward FitzGerald

    Edward FitzGerald

  • British Dictionary definitions for lincolnshire Lincolnshire noun

    1. a county of E England, on the North Sea and the Wash: mostly low-lying and fertile, with fenland around the Wash and hills (the Lincoln Wolds) in the east; one of the main agricultural counties of Great Britain: the geographical and ceremonial county includes the unitary authorities of North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire (both part of Humberside county from 1974 to 1996). Administrative centre: Lincoln. Pop (excluding unitary authorities): 665 300 (2003 est). Area (excluding unitary authorities): 5880 sq km (2270 sq miles)Abbreviation: Lincs

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