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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Steuben, Baron Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin von 1730-1794. Prussian-born American Revolutionary military leader who trained the previously undisciplined troops under Gen. George Washington.

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  • n. American Revolutionary leader (born in Prussia) who trained the troops under George Washington (1730-1794)

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