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

  • Latrobe, Benjamin Henry 1764-1820. British-born American engineer and the first professional American architect. His works include the Baltimore Cathedral (1805-1818) and the chambers of the U.S. Congress and Supreme Court.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A form of stove which is set into a fireplace, has a projecting ornamental front, and is arranged for heating floors above by means of a hot-air flue fitted with a damper and register
  • n. Also called Baltimore heater.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States architect (born in England) whose works include the chambers of the United States Congress and the Supreme Court; considered the first professional architect in the United States (1764-1820)


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