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Roebling

[roh-bling]
noun
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.
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noun
United States engineer (born in Germany) who designed and began construction of the Brooklyn bridge (1806-1869) 
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