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Min·u·it

 (mĭn′yo͞o-ĭt) also Min·ne·wit (-ə-wĭt), Peter 1580-1638.
Dutch colonial administrator who purchased Manhattan from the Wappinger for trade goods legendarily valued at $24.

Min•u•it

(ˈmɪn yu ɪt)

n.
Peter, 1580–1638, Dutch colonial administrator in America 1626–31.
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Noun1.Minuit - Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580-1638)Minuit - Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580-1638)
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AS ITS TITLE WRYLY and underhandedly suggests, Captain James Cook does not appear in Eric Chevillard's tenth novel for the Editions de Minuit -- or rather he is present only by virtue of his absence.
Il s'agit de sa deuxieme parution apres [beaucoup moins que] Susurrements apres minuit [beaucoup plus grand que], publie en 2008.
Soixante-sept migrants clandestins en provenance de Libye, dont six femmes, ont ete secourus, vendredi vers minuit, par le Patrouilleur " Tunisie ", au large de Zarzis, a une dizaine de miles hors des eaux territoriales tunisiennes.
Il a declare que la demission en question etait parvenue au parti par courriel, a minuit 30 minutes, avant-hier, et sans justification.
Molinari announced the beginning of construction on the new Whitehall Ferry Terminal and Peter Minuit Plaza in downtown Manhattan.
Probably the most enthusiastic follower of French culture has read of late relatively little in the way of new fiction from France - although a special session for the 1998 MLA convention has been organized on the Minuit novel of the 1980s and 1990s.
Le Conseil des ministres hebdomadaire, tenu mercredi sous la presidence du Premier ministre, Modibo Keita, a adopte un projet de loi autorisant la prorogation de l'etat d'urgence qui avait ete reinstaure par decret le 4 avril pour dix jours et arrive a expiration le 14 avril a minuit. [beaucoup moins que] Conformement aux dispositions (...) de la Constitution, sa prorogation au-dela de dix jours doit etre autorisee par la loi.
Un groupe de terroristes cagoules s'est attaque a la maison familiale du ministre de l'Interieur, Lotfi Ben Jeddou a Kasserine, mardi 27 mai 2014 a minuit. Le groupe qui etait a bord d'un vehicule de type "Isuzu D-Max" a assassine les 4 agents de l'ordre charges de surveiller la demeure.
Apres plus d'une semaine de paralysie complete du port d'El-Sokhna, la crise a ete finalement degelee, tard dimanche apres minuit.
Molinari today announced the beginning of construction on the new Whitehall Ferry Terminal and Peter Minuit Plaza in downtown