WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
Stei•nitz  (stīnits, shtī-),USA pronunciation n. 
  • BiographicalWilliam (Wilhelm Steinitz), 1836–1900, U.S. chess player, born in Czechoslovakia.


  • Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    Steinitz /ˈstaɪnɪts; German: ˈʃtainɪts/ n
    1. Wilhelm (ˈvɪlhɛlm). 1836–1900, US chess player, born in Prague; world champion (1866–94)



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