Definition of Hoban, James in English:

Hoban, James

Pronunciation /ˈhōbən/ /ˈhoʊbən/

proper noun

  • (1762–1831), US architect; born in Ireland. He designed the White House in Washington, DC 1793–1801 and, after it was burned in the War of 1812, supervised its restoration and redesign 1815–29.