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Rich•ter



Pronunciation: (rik'tur; Ger. rikh'tur; Russ. ryēkh'tyir), [key]
n.
1. Burton, born 1931, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1976.
2. Conrad, 1890–1968, U.S. novelist.
3. Franz Xa•ver Pronunciation: (ksä'vur), [key] 1709–89, German composer, born in Moravia.
4. Jean Paul Frie•drich Pronunciation: (zhän poul frē'drikh), [key] (“Jean Paul”), 1763–1825, German author.
5. Svia•to•slav (Te•o•fi•lo•vich) Pronunciation: (svē-at'u-släf" tā"u-fē'lu-vich; Russ. svyi-tu-släf' tyi-u-fyē'lu-vyich), [key] born 1915, Russian pianist.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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