Definition of Hoban, James in English:

Hoban, James

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.

Pronunciation

Hoban, James

/ˈhōbən/ /ˈhoʊbən/