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Ruyter

[ roi-ter; Dutch rœi-tuhr ]
/ ˈrɔɪ tər; Dutch ˈrœɪ tər /
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noun

Mi·chel A·dri·aans·soon de [Dutch mi-khuhl -ah-dree-ahn-soon duh], /Dutch ˈmɪ xəl ˌɑ driˈɑn sun də/, 1607–76, Dutch admiral.

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Ruyter
/ (ˈraɪtə, Dutch ˈrœitər) /

noun

Michiel Adriaanszoon de (miːˈxiːl ˌaːdriˈaːnsun də). 1607–76, Dutch admiral, noted for actions in the Anglo-Dutch wars in 1652–53, 1665–67, 1672, and 1673, when he prevented an Anglo-French invasion
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