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addaword.gifdefinition of Minutemen

noun
members of the American militia during the Revolutionary War who were ready to fight at short notice
Although the terms militia and minutemen are sometimes used interchangeably today, in the 18th century there was a decided difference between the two.
Submitted by: Kylie from United States on 29/09/2012 02:39:00
Definition of Minutemen from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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