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[rit-uh] /ˈrɪt ə/
noun, Hinduism.
the Vedic concept of cosmic and social order.
Origin of rita
< Sanskrit ṛta


[ree-tuh] /ˈri tə/
a female given name, form of Margarita. Unabridged
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  • "I hope there will be no collision between rita and Mrs. Yeoman," laughed Dick.

    Fast as the Wind Nat Gould
  • He was sitting at the table with his face clasped in his hands when 'rita came in.

  • rita had often come hither in the daytime, during the week that had now passed since her arrival at the mountain camp.

    Rita Laura E. Richards
  • rita had often distressed her, but still she was most lovable, with all her faults.

    Margaret Montfort Laura E. Richards
  • This time the voice came from immediately back of them, and Dic placed himself behind rita.

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