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

Historical Examples of steen

  • 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

  • Fully to appreciate Steen, we should know his pictures in the Louvre and at Amsterdam.

    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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Word Origin for Steen

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