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n. pl. ritter
A knight.

[German, from Middle High German riter, from Middle Dutch ridder, from rīden, to ride; see reidh- in Indo-European roots.]


(Historical Terms) a knight or a horseman
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On the earth mine eyes were cast; Swift and keen there came unto me Ritter memories of the past On me, like the rain in Autumn On the dead leaves, cold and fast.
Next day the people assembled in the great hall of the Ritter tavern, to witness the auction--for the proprietor had said the treasure of Germany's most honored son should be bartered away in no meaner place.
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8 May 2017 - Pennsylvania, US-based motion and control products provider Ritter Technology, LLC has acquired the business of Michigan, US-based hydraulic and pneumatic fabrication and distribution company Fluid Systems Engineering to expand its footprint in Detroit, US, the company said.
Ritter of the biology department at the University of California began searching for a location along the California coast for a biological field station.
Ritter Communications, an Arkansas-based communications provider, recently received its MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.
On the communications side, Ritter grew its residential broadband and cable TV business and built a business-focused fiber network.
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Allan Ritter, R-Nederland, announced his retirement on Friday.
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The German company Ritter Sport said it plans to invest $25 million to promote the production and export of cocoa here, reports elnuevodiario.