Stuyvesant

[ stahy-vuh-suh nt ]
/ ˈstaɪ və sənt /

noun

Peter,1592–1672, Dutch colonial administrator in the Americas: last governor of New Netherlands 1646–64.

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Stuyvesant
/ (ˈstaɪvɪsənt) /

noun

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