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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Hos·pi·tal·er /-tḷɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hos·pi·tal·er n. [Written also hospitaller.]
 1. One residing in a hospital, for the purpose of receiving the poor, the sick, and strangers.
 2. One of an order of knights who built a hospital at Jerusalem for pilgrims, A. D. 1042.  They were called Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, and after the removal of the order to Malta, Knights of Malta.