Definition of Latrobe
1. Noun. 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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Literary usage of Latrobe
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1. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1892)
"latrobe published many pleasantly written descriptions of his travels. ... Benjamin latrobe, a prominent Moravian minister, was born at Fulneck, near Leeds, ..."
2. Baltimore: Its History and Its People by Clayton Colman Hall, Lewis Historical Publishing Co (1912)
"FERDINAND C. latrobe To write a personal history of General Ferdinand ... While his family has been a distinguished one, General latrobe has done much to ..."
3. Science and Society in Early America: Essays in Honor of Whitfield J. Bell, Jr. by Randolph Shipley Klein (1986)
"Since 1970 latrobe's multifaceted career has been studied and documented by The Papers of Benjamin Henry latrobe, Edward C. Carter II, editor in chief. ..."
4. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1891)
"JHB latrobe The Maryland Historical Society has sustained an irretrievable ... Mr. latrobe had completed his eighty-eighth year, but had been active and ..."
5. Lives and Works of Civil and Military Engineers of America by Charles Beebe Stuart (1871)
"He was the fifth child and youngest son of Benjamin H. latrobe, well known as an ... Mr. latrobe, Senior, was descended from a French Protestant family, ..."