from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Minuit, Peter 1580-1638. Dutch colonial administrator who purchased Manhattan from the Wappinger for trade goods legendarily valued at $24.
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- n. Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580-1638)
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