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Definition(s):

  • (n) Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580-1638)

News

  1. Leonard Pitts Jr: The unrepentant Washingon Slurs

    Twenty-four dollars.That, supposedly, was the price Gov. Peter Minuit paid American Indians for the island of Manhattan in 1625. It's a tale historians find suspect.
    on April 17, 2014     Source: The Fayetteville Observer

  2. Leonard Pitts: Washington 'Slurs' football team tries sneak play

    Twenty-four dollars. That, supposedly, was the price Gov. Peter Minuit paid American Indians for the island of Manhattan in 1625. It's a tale historians find suspect.
    on April 16, 2014     Source: Savannah Morning News

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