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Noun: Minuteman (Minutemen)  'mi-nit,man
  1. An American militiaman prior to and during the American Revolution
  2. A strategic weapon system using a guided missile of intercontinental range; missiles are equipped with nuclear warheads and dispersed in hardened silos

Derived forms: Minutemen

Type of: ICBM, intercontinental ballistic missile, militiaman

Encyclopedia: Minuteman