American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
- n. American Revolutionary leader (born in Prussia) who trained the troops under George Washington (1730-1794)
“Last month, Mr. Paladino may have fatally damaged his reputation with New Yorkers when he cavalierly dismissed three-fifths of the boroughs during a stump speech in Steuben County.”
“Costs in Steuben spiked 16.5 percent and Chemung paid 20 percent more this year.”
“There were 155 Amish families living in the settlement in southern Steuben County last year, according to a January 2010 edition of The Diary, a monthly newsletter about Amish life published out of Lancaster County, Pa.”
“It was Friedrich von Steuben, a Prussian general, who drilled the Continentals, and while everyone knows French nobleman Lafayette's contribution, few know of fellow Frenchman Louis Duportail, a military engineer who helped Washington build key fortifications.”
“We lived at No. 160 Steuben Street until a week ago, when we were dispossessed.”
“They were evicted from their shelter at 160 Steuben Street.”
“They did this with the help of Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, who had been, dare I say, a community organizer type for the Prussian military... community.”
“Steuben County Coroner Rodney Snyder said he didn't expect to officially identify the badly burned body recovered from the crash site until Tuesday.”
“Abigail Smith suffered a broken pelvis, cuts to both hands and burns, the Steuben County Sheriff's Office said.”
“The group of 14 Amish farmers, both men and women, were from Steuben County and on a "farm excursion" organized by the Cornell University Cooperative Extension, said Yates County Sheriff Ronald Spike.”
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