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Steuben

[stoo-buh n, styoo-, stoo-ben, styoo-; German shtoi-buh n]
noun
  1. Frie·drich Wil·helm Lu·dolf Ger·hard Au·gus·tin von [free-drikh vil-helm loo-dawlf geyr-hahrt ou-goo s-teen fuh n] /ˈfri drɪx ˈvɪl hɛlm ˈlu dɔlf ˈgeɪr hɑrt ˌaʊ gʊsˈtin fən/, 1730–94, Prussian major general in the American Revolutionary army.
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Historical Examples of steuben

  • He turned away a little and while Mrs. Steuben waited put her a question.

    Pandora

    Henry James

  • Could they tell her what was the social position of Mrs. Steuben?

    Pandora

    Henry James

  • Pandora by this time had given her attention again to Mrs. Steuben.

    Pandora

    Henry James

  • Mrs. Steuben for a moment fixed her liquid eyes on the secretary of legation.

    Pandora

    Henry James

  • Steuben, the grey-bearded Minister of the Interior, cut in with a growl.

    The Princess Dehra

    John Reed Scott