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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.
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(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?" it occurred to him to ask while he meditated.
Steuben? There was Count Vogelstein who wanted to know.
Steuben for a moment fixed her liquid eyes on the secretary of legation.
Steuben's pronunciation of the word by which her native latitudes were designated; transcribing it from her lips you would have written it
Steuben. She seemed to signify that she was ready to move on.
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's blackamoor informed him, in the communicative manner of his race, that the ladies had gone out to pay some visits and look at the Capitol.
Steuben's confederates assembled on the steamer and were set afloat on the big brown stream which had already seemed to our special traveller to have too much bosom and too little bank.
Steuben. Her companion walked slowly, on purpose, as they left the house together, for he knew the pang of a vague sense that he was losing her.
Steuben. He reproached himself with having rather neglected her during an entertainment for which he was indebted to her bounty, and he sought to repair his omission by a proper deference.
Steuben turned her Southern eyes upon him with a look of almost romantic compassion.