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[stef-uh nz]
  1. (Joseph) Lincoln,1866–1936, U.S. author, journalist, and editor.
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Examples from the Web for steffens

Historical Examples

  • Mr. Steffens came to the subject with a first-hand knowledge of politics.

    A Preface to Politics

    Walter Lippmann

  • Steffens seems to think they're both about the same; but he's all wrong.

    Plunkitt of Tammany Hall

    George Washington Plunkitt

  • Steffens, Prof., summons German students into the ranks, iii.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • Steffens and Sibbern, as influenced by Schelling, correspond to Cousin.

  • The latter is made use of in the famous Steffens process of the beet-sugar industry.

British Dictionary definitions for steffens


  1. (Joseph) Lincoln. 1866–1936, US political analyst, known for his exposure of political corruption
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