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Latrobe, Benjamin Henry Syllabification: La·trobe, Benjamin Henry
Pronunciation: /ləˈtrōb/

Definition of Latrobe, Benjamin Henry in English:

( 1764–1820), US architect; born in England. He designed major buildings in Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC, and rebuilt the Capitol 1815–17 after its destruction by the British.

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