Ruritan

noun
Ru·​ri·​tan | \ ˈru̇r-ə-tən How to pronounce Ruritan (audio) \

Definition of Ruritan

: a member of a major national service club

First Known Use of Ruritan

1968, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ruritan

Ruritan National, a service club

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“Ruritan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ruritan. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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