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A landholder in New Netherland who, under Dutch colonial rule, was granted proprietary and manorial rights to a large tract of land in exchange for bringing 50 new settlers to the colony.

[Dutch, from French patron, patron, master, from Old French; see patron.]


(Historical Terms) (in the US) a Dutch land-holder in New Netherland and New York with manorial rights in the colonial era
[C18: from Dutch: patron1]
paˈtroonˌship n



a person who held an estate in land with certain manorial privileges granted under the old Dutch governments of New York and New Jersey.
[1655–65; < Dutch < French < Latin patrōnus]
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Built at Hemburg Artillerie-Inrichtingen, they were mechanically identical to the British Mark I Lewis gun, but were fitted with different sights, a carrying handle on the barrel jacket, and were chambered for the Scherpe patroon No.
x[diestra flecha]y] > 10; lo que tiene su explicacion en la sensibilidad del estadastico utilizado y el numero de ramas comprendidas en el patroon de co-locacioon.
DeBragga, New York's Butcher[R], dry ages and custom cuts the finest naturally raised meats for the New York region's most discriminating chefs, including Daniel Boulud's restaurants, Gotham Bar & Grill, Jean-Georges restaurant group, Craft, Colicchio & Sons Tap Room, Roberta's, Patroon, Le Bernardin, M.
In 2013, the first phase of the cleanup was conducted to remove contaminated surface soil and sediment at the facility and in an unnamed tributary to the Patroon Creek adjacent to the facility.
Recipients were: The City of Albany, to increase educational and recreational opportunities along Patroon Creek in the Tivoli Lake Preserve; The City of Kingston to install a fishing pier on Rondout Creek; West Harlem Environmental Action Inc.
Two streams, Big Sandy Creek and Patroon Bayou, were found to be of particular interest because of the presence of listed species or high species richness and may warrant priority in future development of resource management strategies and conservation efforts.
In addition, the cleanup plan calls for the removal of contaminated sediment from a tributary to Patroon Creek, which receives rainwater runoff from the Mercury Refining property.
Rensselaerswijck Patroon Jeremias van Rensselaer (1632-74) expressed a need of opening farmland quickly in order to support the colony.
Dutch Art and the Hudson Valley Patroon Painters," Louisa Wood Ruby's essay, presents the story of the Dutch portrait artists and shows that the Dutch style of portraiture was important in early American art in regions well into the eighteenth century.