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  1. Jan [yahn] /yɑn/, 1626–79, Dutch painter.
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Examples from the Web for steen

Historical Examples

  • Nodding to the boatman, "The Steen landing—quickly," he said in French.

    The Black Bag

    Louis Joseph Vance

  • Turned us over about 'steen times and rolled us into a regular ball.

    The Rover Boys in the Air

    Edward Stratemeyer

  • I guess the moon is about 'steen billion miles from Brewster's Centre.

    Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels

    Percy Keese Fitzhugh

  • Youll have heard of Consul Steen, no doubt; hes ever so rich.

    Egholm and his God

    Johannes Buchholtz

  • In it we have neither Steen's charm of color nor his perfection of finish.

    Artists Past and Present

    Elisabeth Luther Cary

British Dictionary definitions for steen


  1. Jan (jɑn). 1626–79, Dutch genre painter
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noun Southern African
  1. (in South Africa) the white grape variety known elsewhere as Chenin Blanc
  2. any of the white wines made from this grape
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