peter minuit

Minuit

[min-yoo-it]
noun
Peter, 1580–1638, Dutch colonial administrator in America: director general of the New Netherlands 1626–31.
Also, Minnewit.
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minuit

noun
Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580-1638) 
peter minuit

noun
Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580-1638) [syn: Minuit
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