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Har·ri·son 1

 (hăr′ĭ-sən), Benjamin 1726-1791.
American Revolutionary leader who served as a member of the Continental Congress (1774-1777) and was also governor of Virginia (1782-1784).

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Benjamin Harrison2

Har·ri·son 2

 (hăr′ĭ-sən), Benjamin 1833-1901.
The 23rd president of the United States (1889-1893). The first Pan-American Conference took place (1889) during his administration.

Harrison

, George 1943-2001.
British singer and songwriter who was lead guitarist with the Beatles. His best-known compositions include "Here Comes the Sun" (1969) and "My Sweet Lord" (1971).

Harrison

, Peter 1716-1775.
British-born American architect noted as the designer of King's Chapel in Boston and Christ Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Harrison

, Sir Reginald Carey Known as "Rex." 1908-1990.
British actor best remembered for his portrayal of Professor Henry Higgins in the Broadway musical and film versions of My Fair Lady, for which he was awarded a Tony Award (1957) and an Academy Award (1964).

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William Henry Harrison

Harrison

, William Henry 1773-1841.
The ninth president of the United States (1841). He died of pneumonia after one month in office.

Harrison

(ˈhærɪsən)
n
1. (Biography) Benjamin. 1833–1901, 23rd president of the US (1889–93)
2. (Biography) George. 1943–2001, British rock singer, guitarist, and songwriter: a member of the Beatles (1962–70). His solo recordings include All Things Must Pass (1970) and Cloud Nine (1987)
3. (Biography) Rex (Carey). 1908–90, British actor. His many films include Major Barbara (1940), Blithe Spirit (1945), and My Fair Lady (1964)
4. (Biography) Tony. born 1937, British poet, dramatist, and translator: best known for his poems for television and his translations for the stage
5. (Biography) grandfather of Benjamin, William Henry. 1773–1841, 9th president of the US (1841)

Har•ri•son

(ˈhær ə sən)

n.
1. Benjamin, 1833–1901, 23rd president of the U.S. 1889–93 (grandson of William Henry Harrison).
2. William Henry, 1773–1841, 9th president of the U.S. 1841.
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Noun1.Harrison - English actor on stage and in films (1908-1990)
2.Harrison - English rock starHarrison - English rock star; lead guitarist of the Beatles (1943-2001)
Beatles - a rock group from Liverpool who between 1962 and 1970 produced a variety of hit songs and albums (most of them written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon)
3.Harrison - 23rd President of the United States (1833-1901)Harrison - 23rd President of the United States (1833-1901)
4.Harrison - 9th President of the United StatesHarrison - 9th President of the United States; caught pneumonia during his inauguration and died shortly after (1773-1841)
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D'Artagnan passed to the head of the column, and leaving his friends under the guard of Porthos, went straight to Harrison, who recognized him as having met him at Cromwell's and received him as politely as a man of his breeding and disposition could.
The matter was arranged as D'Artagnan had suggested, and when he returned he found the king already seated at his little table, where Parry waited on him, Harrison and his officers sitting together at another table, and, in a corner, places reserved for himself and his companions.
The table at which the Puritan officers were seated was round, and whether by chance or coarse intention, Harrison sat with his back to the king.
There is one green hand in the crew, Harrison by name, a clumsy-looking country boy, mastered, I imagine, by the spirit of adventure, and making his first voyage.
Johansen called out to Harrison to go out the halyards.
Joseph Harrison is my name, and as Percy is to marry my sister Annie I shall at least be a relation by marriage.
Harrison whom you saw just now--was in town, and that he would travel down to Woking by the eleven-o'clock train, and I wanted if possible to catch it.
Miss Harrison, very much disturbed by the presence of the master of Tredowen, and still more so by the hint which she had already received as to coming changes, followed them at a little distance.
If only we had had the slightest idea of your coming," Miss Harrison said for the tenth time, "we would have made more adequate preparations.
In the car were Unwin and Harrison, while Jones sat with the chauffeur
Now you'd better hustle out to Unwin and Harrison and get on down town.
Harrison concedes, is `a buster of a good thing'--even if you do know that probably half a dozen interested people are listening along the line.

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