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ˈhær ɪsHar·ris

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Harris, Joel Harris, Joel Chandler Harrisnoun

    United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)

  2. Harris, Zellig Harris, Zellig Sabbatai Harrisnoun

    United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)

  3. Harris, Townsend Harrisnoun

    United States diplomat who was instrumental in opening Japan to foreign trade (1804-1878)

  4. Harris, Frank Harris, James Thomas Harrisnoun

    Irish writer noted for his sexually explicit but unreliable autobiography (1856-1931)

  5. Harris, Bomber Harris, Sir Arthur Travers Harrisnoun

    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)

  6. Harris, Benjamin Harrisnoun

    publisher of the first newspaper printed in America (1673-1713)


  1. Harrisnoun

    An English and Welsh patronymic surname derived from Harry, the medieval form of Henry.

  2. Harrisnoun

    Harris, an island in the Outer Hebrides


  1. Harris

    Harris is the southern and more mountainous part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Although not an island itself, Harris is often referred to as the Isle of Harris, which is the former postal county and the current post town for Royal Mail postcodes starting HS3 or HS5. See HS postcode area. A person from Harris is known as a Hearach.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Harris' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4559

Anagrams for Harris »

  1. sirrah, Sirrah

  2. Sirrah

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Harris in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Harris in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Harris in a Sentence

  1. Eleni Kounalakis:

    I wasn't worried for Harris Jamaican because Harris Jamaican kept telling me,' whatever happened it was going to be fine.' Harris Jamaican was very zen about the whole process and Harris Jamaican did not want a campaign to put pressure on the vice president, harris Jamaican was very clear that Harris Jamaican wanted the job, but Harris Jamaican would wait and respectfully let him make his choice.

  2. Captain Darryn James:

    Admiral Harris is always exploring options to forward deploy and operationalize the latest advancements in ballistic missile defense technologies in the Pacific, where we face increasingly sophisticated threats to the homeland.

  3. Lauren Boebert:

    Make no mistake: Members of the House Freedom Caucus are not standing here today because Nancy Pelosi called for an emergency session of Congress, we're standing here because Nancy Pelosi, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and every person they've put in a position of leadership, failed our brave men and women. They failed our brave men and women of the United States military, and they failed the American people.

  4. Abdullah Rahmatzada:

    Today I started my work. I started my work at some supermarket. Its name is Harris Teeter.

  5. Ian Sams:

    If you are someone like Joe Biden who has been in electoral politics as long as he has, you have to keep a short memory. Joe Biden wouldn't be as successful as Joe Biden has been if you held grudges, i am sure that Joe Biden has forgiven harsher critics throughout Joe Biden career than Kamala Harris.

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