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Ridder is a noble title in the Netherlands and Belgium. Traditionally it denotes the second lowest rank within the nobility, standing below Baron, but above the untitled nobility in these countries. "Ridder" is a literal translation of Latin Eques and originally meant "horseman" or "rider". For its historical association with warfare and the landed gentry in the Middle Ages, it can be considered roughly equal to the titles of "Knight" or "Baronet". In the Netherlands and Belgium no female equivalent exists. The collective term for its holders in a certain area as an executive and legislative assembly is named the Ridderschap.

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Google previewImmigration Detention, Risk and Human Rights (2016)

Studies on Immigration and Crime by Maria João Guia, Robert Koulish, Valsamis Mitsilegas

Steven De Ridder is a teaching assistant at the Criminology Department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium, and a doctoral researcher with the research group Crime and Society (CRiS—research line of Penalty and Society). In July ...

Google previewInternational Jobs (2009)

Where They Are, How To Get Them by Nina Segal, Eric Kocher Knight Ridder is an international information and communications company engaged in newspaper publishing, business news, information services, and cable TV.

Google previewFeet to the Fire (2005)

The Media After 9/11: Top Journalists Speak Out by Kristina Börjesson

Even though Knight Ridder is a large newspaper chain, it's low prestige because it doesn't have outlets in either Washington, DC, or New York. The point is, according to the journalists who were reporting this stuff, they KRUGMAN THE ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Media and Politics (2013)

by Kerric Harvey

Upon graduation from Davidson College, Batten began working for a Knight- Ridder newspaper, the Charlotte Observer,

Google previewA Dictionary of the Sussex Dialect and Collection of Provincialisms in Use in the County of Sussex (1875)

by William Douglas Parish

Ridder, e. [Hridder, Ang. Sax.] An oblong coarse wire sieve used with a blower for winnowing corn, the ridder being moved to and fro on a stake in front of the blower. Riddle, w. [Hriddel, Ang. Sax.] A large sieve for sifting wheat in a barn. Ride ...

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