Simple Definition of minuteman
: a member of a group of men who fought on the side of the American colonies and who were ready to go quickly into battle during the American Revolution
Full Definition of minuteman
: a member of a group of men pledged to take up arms at a minute's notice during and immediately before the American Revolution
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MINUTEMAN Defined for Kids
Definition of minuteman
plural min·ute·men \-ˌmen\
: a member of a group of armed men who favored independence of the American colonies and who were ready to fight at a minute's notice immediately before and during the American Revolution
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