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Steuben

[stoo-buh n, styoo-, stoo-ben, styoo-; German shtoi-buh n] /ˈstu bən, ˈstyu-, stuˈbɛn, styu-; German ˈʃtɔɪ bən/
noun
1.
Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin von
[free-drikh vil-helm loo-dawlf geyr-hahrt ou-goo s-teen fuh n] /ˈfri drɪx ˈvɪl hɛlm ˈlu dɔlf ˈgeɪr hɑrt ˌaʊ gʊsˈtin fən/ (Show IPA),
1730–94, Prussian major general in the American Revolutionary army.
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  • Could they tell her what was the social position of Mrs. Steuben?

    Pandora Henry James
  • He turned away a little and while Mrs. Steuben waited put her a question.

    Pandora Henry James
  • Mrs. Steuben for a moment fixed her liquid eyes on the secretary of legation.

    Pandora Henry James
  • Pandora by this time had given her attention again to Mrs. Steuben.

    Pandora Henry James
  • Steuben, the grey-bearded Minister of the Interior, cut in with a growl.

    The Princess Dehra John Reed Scott
  • After much hesitation Steuben was persuaded to undertake the task.

  • Throughout the war Steuben proved no less faithful than capable.

  • Half of the arms at Valley Forge were found by Steuben without bayonets.

  • “It is impossible to save him,” said the kindly Steuben, who was one of the judges.

  • Steuben, with a thousand men, disputed the entry of the town.

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