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Roeb•ling



Pronunciation: (rō'bling), [key]
n.
1. John Augustus, 1806–69, U.S. engineer, born in Germany: pioneer of wire-rope suspension bridges, designer of the Brooklyn Bridge.
2. his son,Washington Augustus, 1837–1926, U.S. engineer: completed Brooklyn Bridge 1883.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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