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LINCOLN : Local. From Lincoln in England. The name is derived from Lin in the Gaelic, Welsh, and Cor. Br., which signifies a pool, pond, or lake, and coln, the ridge or neck of a hill, so called from its situation, as it occupies the top and side of a steep hill on the river Witham, which here divides into three streams. View the LINCOLN results.

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