Minnewit
biographical name see Minuit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Minnewit — [min′ə wit] Peter var. of MINUIT Peter …   English World dictionary

  • Minnewit — noun Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580 1638) • Syn: ↑Minuit, ↑Peter Minuit, ↑Peter Minnewit • Instance Hypernyms: ↑settler, ↑colonist * * * /min yooh it, euh wit/, n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Minnewit — /min yooh it, euh wit/, n. Peter. See Minuit, Peter. * * * …   Universalium

  • Minnewit — Mịnnewit,   Mịnuit, Peter, Kolonisator in niederländischen und schwedischen Diensten, Gründer der Stadt New York, * Wesel um 1580, ✝ (Schiffsuntergang) auf dem Weg nach Saint Christopher im Karibischen Meer Juni 1638; französischer oder… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Minnewit,Peter — Min·ne·wit (mĭnʹə wĭt), Peter. See Minuit, Peter. * * * …   Universalium

  • Peter Minnewit — noun Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580 1638) • Syn: ↑Minuit, ↑Peter Minuit, ↑Minnewit • Instance Hypernyms: ↑settler, ↑colonist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peter Minuit — Pierre Minuit Pierre Minuit Pierre Minuit ou Peter Minnewit (Wesel, vers 1580 1638) est un gouverneur de la colonie des Nouveaux Pays Bas. Les parents de Pierre Minuit, originaires de Tournai, s étaient installés en …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pierre Minuit — Pierre Minuit, Peter Minuit ou Pieter Minnewit, né à Wesel vers 1580, mort à Saint Christophe le 5 août 1638, est le 3e gouverneur de la colonie de la Nouvelle Néerlande. Biographie Les parents de Pierre Minuit, originaires de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Minuit — noun Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580 1638) • Syn: ↑Peter Minuit, ↑Minnewit, ↑Peter Minnewit • Instance Hypernyms: ↑settler, ↑colonist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peter Minuit — noun Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580 1638) • Syn: ↑Minuit, ↑Minnewit, ↑Peter Minnewit • Instance Hypernyms: ↑settler, ↑colonist …   Useful english dictionary

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