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ˈhær ɪsHar·ris

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Harris, Joel Harris, Joel Chandler Harris(noun)

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

  2. Harris, Zellig Harris, Zellig Sabbatai Harris(noun)

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

  3. Harris, Townsend Harris(noun)

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

  4. Harris, Frank Harris, James Thomas Harris(noun)

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

  5. Harris, Bomber Harris, Sir Arthur Travers Harris(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)

  6. Harris, Benjamin Harris(noun)

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


  1. Harris(ProperNoun)

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

  2. Harris(ProperNoun)

    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. Ducks International:

    Plaintiff (Harris) has been rendered nervous by the incident, (He) has suffered anxiety of body and mind and has suffered emotional upset and loss of enjoyment of life, has suffered on going inability to sleep, horrific nightmares, distress, trauma, and post traumatic stress.

  2. Chelsea Miller:

    She asked questions, we asked questions. It came from a place of understanding. I think it's commendable that [ Harris ] would step into that space and create this opportunity for activists and organizers, she's shown up to address these issues.

  3. Rion Ramirez:

    We haven't been included in so much and Kamala Harris has been actively out there doing outreach and engaging for a long time now, so that's something that's fundamentally different from the other candidates.

  4. The Rodeo:

    Cowtown Rodeo and The Harris Family extend our heartfelt and sincere condolences to the Coy Lutz Family for the tragic loss of their son, Coy.

  5. Kamala Harris:

    I cannot wait to see [Harris] debate our current Vice President, Meeka Pints. Or is it Paints?

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