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Stuyvesant

[stahy-vuh-suh nt] /ˈstaɪ və sənt/
noun
1.
Peter, 1592–1672, Dutch colonial administrator in the Americas: last governor of New Netherlands 1646–64.
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  • Stuyvesant did not go broke, and Frances sailed on the first of June.

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  • She had made him feel that money––the kind of money Stuyvesant stood for––was nonsense.

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  • So was Stuyvesant; but there was nothing remarkable about that.

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  • Stuyvesant was agreeable enough, and so I came on to New York.

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  • The Anstices' house stood on the sunny side of Stuyvesant Square.

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Stuyvesant

/ˈstaɪvɪsənt/
noun
1.
Peter. ?1610–72, Dutch colonial administrator of New Netherland (later New York) (1646–64)
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