Harris

Definitions of Harris
  1. noun
    United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)
    synonyms: Joel Chandler Harris, Joel Harris
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    example of:
    author, writer
    writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
  2. noun
    United States diplomat who was instrumental in opening Japan to foreign trade (1804-1878)
    synonyms: Townsend Harris
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    example of:
    diplomat, diplomatist
    an official engaged in international negotiations
  3. noun
    United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)
    synonyms: Zellig Harris, Zellig Sabbatai Harris
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    linguist, polyglot
    a person who speaks more than one language
  4. noun
    British marshal of the Royal Air Force; during World War II he directed mass bombing raids against German cities that resulted in heavy civilian casualties (1892-1984)
    synonyms: Bomber Harris, Sir Arthur Travers Harris
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    full general, general
    a general officer of the highest rank
    marshal, marshall
    (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
  5. noun
    publisher of the first newspaper printed in America (1673-1713)
    synonyms: Benjamin Harris
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    example of:
    newspaper publisher, publisher
    the proprietor of a newspaper
  6. noun
    Irish writer noted for his sexually explicit but unreliable autobiography (1856-1931)
    synonyms: Frank Harris, James Thomas Harris
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    example of:
    author, writer
    writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
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