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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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Then Jurgis fought like a wild beast to get into the big Harrison Street police station, and slept down in a corridor, crowded with two other men upon a single step.
Samuel Harrison, a very rich slaveholder, to emancipate his slaves; and by some means got the impression that he was laboring to effect the emanci- pation of all the slaves.
Neither Cleveland nor Harrison, for temperamental reasons, used the magic wire very often.
This army is commanded by a butcher, or the son of a butcher -- it matters little -- Colonel Harrison.
She could not recollect what it was that she had heard about one of the Miss Maddoxes, or what it was that Lady Prescott had noticed in Fanny: she was not sure whether Colonel Harrison had been talking of Mr.
Harrison Ainsworth, and four others, in the Steering Balloon, "Victoria," after a passage of Seventy-five Hours from Land to Land
Joseph Harrison is my name, and as Percy is to marry my sister Annie I shall at least be a relation by marriage.
The other guests were ex-President Benjamin Harrison and Archbishop Ireland, who were in Paris at the time.
but the question was too tremendous, and in another moment Evelyn was saying that the finest men were like women, and women were nobler than men--for example, one couldn't imagine a woman like Lillah Harrison thinking a mean thing or having anything base about her.
He told me to tell you that Unwin is in the office now, waiting to see you, and Harrison, too.
And, when you're done, tell Harrison to bring the machine around to the club for me--not later than eleven.
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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