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Watter is an American experimental music ensemble from Louisville, Kentucky.

Watter (Twiste) river in Germany

The Watter is a 21.9 km long tributary of the Twiste river of Hesse, Germany. It flows into the Twiste near Volkmarsen.

Oskar von Watter German general

Oskar Walther Gerhard Julius Freiherr von Watter was a German Generalleutnant, and came from an old Pomeranian noble family.

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Alan Watts British philosopher, writer and speaker

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Charlie Watts British drummer of The Rolling Stones

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J. C. Watts American politician

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Donald Cameron Watt British historian

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