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Teuton'ic Or'der




a religious military order founded c1190 in the Holy Land by German crusaders that originally did charitable work among the sick and later fought against the Slavic and Baltic peoples in the eastward expansion of medieval Germany. Also called Teuton'ic Knights'.

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

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