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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Truman, Harry Truman, Harry S Truman, President Truman(noun)

    elected vice president in Roosevelt's 4th term; became 33rd President of the United States on Roosevelt's death in 1945 and was elected President in 1948; authorized the use of atomic bombs against Japan (1884-1972)


  1. Truman

    Truman is a 1995 HBO movie based on David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Truman. Starring Gary Sinise as Harry S. Truman, the film centers on Truman's rise to the presidency from humble beginnings, World War II, and his decision to use the first atomic bomb. The film's tagline is "It took a farmer's hand to shape a nation."

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Truman in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Truman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Truman in a Sentence

  1. John Kerry, Debate:

    When President Bush invaded Iraq after 911 it was like Truman invading Mexico after Pearl Harbor.

  2. Barbara Perry:

    If Bill Clinton Democrats should take back one or both houses, Bill Clinton Democrats could go all Harry Truman on them.

  3. William Frank Buckley, Jr.:

    Well, we've only had a certain number of executions in the last few years- whatever it was- and two of them were for the personal convenience of Truman Capote.

  4. Christine Reinolds Kozelle:

    People are personally invested, you have this 'Truman Show'-like experience. People want to be part of it and say they saw it happen. Plus they are so beautiful.

  5. Barbara Perry:

    He goes out on the stump in 1948 and becomes' give'em hell Harry Truman,' this is one key to how to come back from a shellacking is to turn against that Congress from the other party.

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