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Lincolnshire, a large county on the east coast of England bounded by the Humber, the German Ocean, and the Wash, and by the counties of York, Nottingham, Leicester, Rutland, Northampton, and Cambridge. A very large portion of the county is below high-water level, being protected by embankments. The principal rivers are the Trent, Witham, Welland, and Ancholme, and the towns Lincoln (q.v.), Grimsby, Bolton, and Grantham.