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  • n. Plural form of minuteman.

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Examples

  • The self-dubbed minutemen civil defense corps making big promises and asking for millions in donations to help secure the country's southern frontier.

    CNN Transcript Nov 10, 2007

  • But President Bush has called the minutemen vigilantes, and immigrant advocates say the patrols are periless.

    CNN Transcript Mar 31, 2006

  • That is despite intense criticism of the group, even from President Bush, who called the minutemen vigilantes.

    CNN Transcript May 2, 2005

  • For the next month, the so-called minutemen will rotate shifts around the clock to keep an eye on the Arizona-Mexico border.

    CNN Transcript Apr 4, 2005

  • I'll be talking with a leading congressman who calls the minutemen American heroes.

    CNN Transcript Apr 4, 2005

  • They came to be known as minutemen, and in 1775 the Continental Congress recommended

    A Brief History of the United States

  • Stark also does a weird tango between accusing the so-called minutemen of mass murder for their attempt to patrol the southern border and alternately accusing his constituents of cowardice for not volunteering to secure the border themselves.

    Hot Air » Top Picks

  • It reminded me a bit of the "minutemen" folks who complain that immigrants from Mexico (illegal and otherwise) don't speak English.

    Las Vegas Review Journal's Endorsement Of Obama Is Less Than Enthusiastic

  • How about the original "minutemen" who shot British troops from ambush at the start of the US revolution?

    Canada’s terrorist “folk heroes” - Need to know - Macleans.ca

  • Earlier this year, Congress enacted a law intended to prevent illegal aliens from getting state drivers 'licenses; the volunteer "minutemen" who recently patrolled the porous Arizona border with Mexico attracted huge attention, and members of Congress from both parties are now crafting proposals to deal with illegal immigration.

    THE HARD TRUTH OF IMMIGRATION

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