Definition of Lincolnian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or in the manner of Abraham Lincoln.

Exact synonyms: Lincolnesque
Partainyms: Lincoln, Lincoln
Derivative terms: Lincoln



Definition of Lincolnian

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to US president (w Abraham Lincoln). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lincolnian

Linanthus
Linanthus dianthiflorus
Linanthus dichotomus
Linaria
Linaria canadensis
Linaria vulgaris
Lincocin
Lincoln
Lincoln's Birthday
Lincoln Logs
Lincoln Memorial
Lincoln Steffens
Lincoln green
Lincoln greens
Lincolnesque
Lincolnian
Lincolns
Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire sausage
Lincolnshire spinach
Lincrusta
Lincs
Lind
Linda
Lindau
Lindau's disease
Lindau's tumour
Lindbergh
Lindberghian
Lindelöf space

Literary usage of Lincolnian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller (1842)
"Nicholas Pont, great Anti- lincolnian. The Author, some Weeks in, though not of, this Home. Richard Fleming, doctor of divinity, designed by the pope ..."

2. The Meaning of the Times: And Other Speeches by Albert Jeremiah Beveridge (1908)
"They will tell you that our policy is lincolnian common sense — lincolnian conservatism. Abraham Lincoln's plain people are weary of both extremes. ..."

3. Putnam's & the Reader (1909)
"There is a lincolnian cult among us as well as a Shakespearean cult, ... lincolnian LITERATURE The first list of Lincoln literature was published by William ..."

4. History of South Carolina by Yates Snowden, Harry Gardner Cutler (1920)
"JOHNSON DEVELOPING lincolnian POLICY During the months that these Congressional ... Andrew Johnson was endeavoring to promulgate the lincolnian policy. ..."

5. Richardson's Defense of the South by John Anderson Richardson (1914)
"Had not the lincolnian party already given evidence absolute of their ... Did not the lincolnian party send emissaries there to antagonize its proceedings ? ..."

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