rit•terPronunciation: (rit'ur), [key]
—pl. rit•ter, rit•ters.
a member of the lowest order of nobility in Germany or Austria.
Rit•terPronunciation: (rit'ur), [key]
1. Joseph Elmer,
1891–1967, U.S. cardinal.
2. Woodward Maurice (“Tex”)
, 1907–74, U.S. country-and-western singer, composer, and film actor.
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