- Stephen,1779–1820, U.S. naval officer.
- a city in central Illinois.
- a city in N Alabama.
- a city in N Georgia, near Atlanta.
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Examples from the Web for decatur
The police learned that Kemp worked in a grocery on Decatur Avenue.Shot Down During the NYPD Slowdown
January 7, 2015
In Georgia, MARTA (the Metropolitan Atlantic Rapid Transit Authority) built a huge solar canopy at its bus depot in Decatur.Paved Paradise
The Daily Beast
September 24, 2014
Chuck Strickler of Decatur, Michigan, found himself in a pickle right after September 11.New iPhone a Problem for People Who Lack Fingerprints
September 12, 2013
“Wow Antoinette Tuff is a true hero for saving everyone at that schools life in Decatur, Georgia,” Bush tweeted.In 911 Call, Atlanta School Bookkeeper Calms Shooter With ‘Love’
August 22, 2013
The mayor of Decatur, Illinois, the home of Millikin, has called for his dismissal.My Professor, the Killer: Why Dr. James St. James Should Stay
August 8, 2013
Decatur Brown laughed—a light, irresponsible, bachelor laugh.
It was quite like being received by a sovereign, Decatur imagined.
"Never mind about Aunt Judith," interrupted Decatur, firmly.
At sight of her, Decatur understood Jane's position clearly.
He was in the fight, and boarded with Decatur, but did not save his commander's life.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
- Stephen. 1779–1820, US naval officer, noted for his raid on Tripoli harbour (1804) and his role in the War of 1812