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Steinitz

[ stahy-nits, shtahy- ]
/ ˈstaɪ nɪts, ˈʃtaɪ- /
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noun

William Wilhelm Steinitz, 1836–1900, U.S. chess player, born in Austria-Hungary.

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Steinitz
/ (ˈstaɪnɪts, German ˈʃtainɪts) /

noun

Wilhelm (ˈvɪlhɛlm). 1836–1900, US chess player, born in Prague; world champion (1866–94)
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