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  1. Benjamin Henry, 1764–1820, U.S. architect and engineer, born in England.

  2. a city in SW Pennsylvania.

Words Nearby Latrobe Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Latrobe in a sentence

  • Your drafts on Latrobe, sir, whose account I have received to-day, are very heavy.

    Roland Cashel | Charles James Lever
  • Morgan knew that Jack Latrobe had neither committed suicide nor died accidentally, and Tarnhorst had told him as much.

    Thin Edge | Gordon Randall Garrett
  • But in August, 1853, when the agitation was increasing, Latrobe hurriedly reduced the fee to twenty shillings per month.

  • At length Mr. Latrobe himself undertook to pay a visit to Gippsland.

    The Book of the Bush | George Dunderdale
  • Under the influence of the really great Latrobe, an iron span of 124 feet was built in 1852 at Harpers Ferry.

    The Modern Railroad | Edward Hungerford