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minuteman

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noun min·ute·man \ˈmi-nət-ˌman\

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of minuteman

  1. :  a member of a group of men pledged to take up arms at a minute's notice during and immediately before the American Revolution


MINUTEMAN Defined for Kids

minuteman

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noun min·ute·man \ˈmi-nət-ˌman\

Definition of minuteman for Students

plural minutemen \-ˌmen\

  1. :  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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