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Ste·phen

 (stē′vən), Saint Died c. ad 36.
Christian protomartyr who, according to the New Testament, was stoned to death after his defense of Christianity before the Sanhedrin.

Stephen

(ˈstiːvən)
n
1. (Biography) ?1097–1154, king of England (1135–54); grandson of William the Conqueror. He seized the throne on the death of Henry I, causing civil war with Henry's daughter Matilda. He eventually recognized her son (later Henry II) as his successor
2. (Biography) Saint. died ?35 ad, the first Christian martyr. Feast day: Dec 26 or 27
3. (Biography) Saint, Hungarian name István. ?975–1038 ad, first king of Hungary as Stephen I (997–1038). Feast day: Aug 16 or 20
4. (Biography) Sir Leslie. 1832–1904, English biographer, critic, and first editor of the Dictionary of National Biography; father of the novelist Virginia Woolf

Ste•phen

(ˈsti vən)

n.
1. Saint, died A.D. c35, first Christian martyr.
2. Saint, c975–1038, first king of Hungary 997–1038.
3. (Stephen of Blois) 1097?–1154, king of England 1135–54.
4. Sir Leslie, 1832–1904, English critic, biographer, and philosopher (father of Virginia Woolf).
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Noun1.Stephen - English writer (1832-1904)
Translations
إصتفانستيفن
Стефан
ŠtefanŠtěpán
StefanStefanus
StefanStephanStephanus
StefanosTapani
StéphaneÉtienne
István
Stefán
スティーヴン
StefanStefanus
Štefan
StefanStefanos

Stephen

[ˈstiːvn] NEsteban

Stephen

nStephan m
References in classic literature ?
Stephen Guest, whose diamond ring, attar of roses, and air of nonchalant leisure, at twelve o'clock in the day, are the graceful and odoriferous result of the largest oil-mill and the most extensive wharf in St.
"What is that?" said Stephen, throwing himself back and hanging his right arm over the corner of his chair.
is your cousin coming to stay with you?" said Stephen, with a look of slight annoyance.
A rather stooping man, with a knitted brow, a pondering expression of face, and a hard-looking head sufficiently capacious, on which his iron-grey hair lay long and thin, Old Stephen might have passed for a particularly intelligent man in his condition.
Old Stephen was standing in the street, with the old sensation upon him which the stoppage of the machinery always produced - the sensation of its having worked and stopped in his own head.
''Times I'm a little early, Stephen! 'times a little late.
AND NOW had come the morning when fair Ellen was to be married, and on which merry Robin had sworn that Allan a Dale should, as it were, eat out of the platter that had been filled for Sir Stephen of Trent.
"Now, if thou wilt cause this maiden (who hath verily bewitched my poor cousin Stephen) thus to love the man she is to marry, as thou sayst thou canst, I will give thee whatsoever thou wilt ask me in due measure.
Look, Prior, hither cometh our cousin Sir Stephen, and his ladylove."
This is what she wrote about a boy by the name of Stephen Dowling Bots that fell down a well and was drownded:
'I am going to make a great change in my life--if your brother Stephen and his wife will only consent to it.' She opened the desk of the writing-table while she spoke, took a letter out, and handed it to Henry.
'You are my brother Stephen's cousin; you are his wife's old friend.'