/ˈstaɪvəsənt/ (say 'stuyvuhsuhnt)

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

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Stuyvesant — bezeichnet den letzten Generaldirektor der Kolonie Nieuw Nederland, siehe Petrus Stuyvesant eine Zigarettenmarke, siehe Peter Stuyvesant (Zigarettenmarke) Stuyvesant ist außerdem der Name eines Orts im US Bundesstaat New York Siehe auch:… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stuyvesant —   [ ʃtɔi̯vəzant, niederländisch stœi̯vəzɑnt], Petrus (englisch Peter), niederländischer Kolonialpolitiker, * Scherpenzeel (heute zu Weststellingwerf, Provinz Friesland) um 1610 (1592 ?), ✝ New York Februar 1672; ab 1635 im Dienst der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Stuyvesant — [stī′və sənt] Peter 1592 1672; last Du. governor of New Netherland (1646 64) …   English World dictionary

  • Stuyvesant — noun the last Dutch colonial administrator of New Netherland; in 1664 he was forced to surrender the colony to England (1592 1672) • Syn: ↑Peter Stuyvesant, ↑Petrus Stuyvesant • Instance Hypernyms: ↑administrator, ↑executive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stuyvesant — biographical name Peter circa 1610 1672 Dutch colonial administrator in America …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Stuyvesant — /stuy veuh seuhnt/, n. Peter, 1592 1672, Dutch colonial administrator in the Americas: last governor of New Netherlands 1646 64. * * * …   Universalium

  • Stuyvesant — Stuy•ve•sant [[t]ˈstaɪ və sənt[/t]] n. big Peter, 1592–1672, last Dutch governor of New Netherland 1646–64 …   From formal English to slang

  • Stuyvesant Town–Peter Cooper Village — Stuyvesant Town von der First Avenue Richtung Uptown gesehen (2006) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stuyvesant Heights, Brooklyn — Stuyvesant Heights is a neighborhood in north central Brooklyn (New York City) founded in the mid 1600s when the borough was incorporated as a city at that time. The borders of the neighborhood are from Throop/Kingston Avenues (bordering the… …   Wikipedia

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