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 (sto͞o′bən, styo͞o′-, sto͞o-bĕn′, styo͞o-, shtoi′bən), Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von 1730-1794.
Prussian-born American Revolutionary military leader who trained the previously undisciplined troops of the Continental Army.


(ˈstu bən, ˈstyu-, ˈʃtɔɪ-, stuˈbɛn, styu-)
Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin von, 1730–94, Prussian major general in the American Revolutionary army.
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Noun1.Steuben - American Revolutionary leader (born in Prussia) who trained the troops under George Washington (1730-1794)Steuben - American Revolutionary leader (born in Prussia) who trained the troops under George Washington (1730-1794)
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Steuben for a moment fixed her liquid eyes on the secretary of legation.
Steuben remarked that if the Count and Miss Day wished to meet again the picnic would be a good chance--the picnic she was getting up for the following Thursday.
Steuben told me her great-grandfather--" but the rest of his sentence was lost in a renewed explosion of Mrs.
Steuben would pay her visit first--it was probably only a question of leaving cards--and bring her young friend to the Capitol at the hour when the yellow afternoon light would give a tone to the blankness of its marble walls.
Steuben turned her Southern eyes upon him with a look of almost romantic compassion.
Steuben, whose sound of the adjective was that of a feeble flute.
Steuben that he doubted nothing, and indeed what she told him was probably the more credible for seeming to him eminently strange.
A ribbon cutting was held for the new, 21,000 square-foot Corning Community College Health Education Center in the City of Corning, Steuben County.
Greystone Development announced the official start of leasing for Steuben, at 100 Steuben Street in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.
Specialty retailer George Watts & Son is reintroducing and will be the exclusive retailer of Steuben Glass, which after a four-year absence from the market is being produced by independent artisans in Coming, N.
based Steuben Foods, has debuted its first product: Banana Water, formulated with natural banana juice concentrate.