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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.


, 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).


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


, 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


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


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)


(ˈhær ə sən)

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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Subs: S Ryan (2-0) for B McMahon, C Harrisson (0-1) for B Forde, G Malone (0-1) for Quinn, E Flannery for Markham, R O'Looney for Doyle.
He visited the Turtle Islands, Talang-Talang (where Tom Harrisson set up the Museum's turtle-conservation camp), Tanjung Datu, and climbed Gunung Gading.
Wendy Harrisson has produced a small handout about Capel Bond that visitors can pick up at Holy Trinity Church.
Harrisson agreed to sponsor Pringle's research provided that Pringle, in return for Benedict Sandin's assistance, help Sandin, who was then a museum assistant, prepare his own book for publication (The Sea Dayaks of Borneo Before White Rajah Rule, 1967).
We found that the Kelabits were not shy about discussing Harrisson and his relationship with them, warts and all, as the diary attests.
Ranging over a wide range of issues, this unique debate cast Morrison as the defender of the colonial regime, while Harrisson both rejected the idea of treating Sarawak as a "Human Whipsnade" and condemned the increasing penetration of ulu areas by government and missionary organizations.
DELIGHT: Avon Valley School pupils (back, from left) Peter Blatchford, Michael Tomes, Edward Harrisson, Kieron Yorke, (middle) Edith Harvey, Angela Sturgess and (front) Helen Webber, Suzanne Cox and Alex Huckle OH, THE RELIEF: Classmates at Bishop Wulstan RC School open their results MOMENT OF TRUTH: Paula Evans and Alex Breeze, from Blue Coat School, can't wait to get a look at their results IN A CLASS OF THEIR OWN: Bablake School pupils (back from left) Ruth Hibbert, Rachel Taggart, Richard Baldwin, and (front) Frances Power and Daniel Jackson with their results.
Harrisson, Tom 1946 The Kelabit Peoples of Upland Borneo, Sarawak Gazzette 72 (1065): 56-59.
The senior prize was won by Juliette Harrisson of Rugby High School and the junior prize went to Lydia Prior-Jones of Rugby School.
Another early record that relates to the Penan around the Pulong Tau National Park is found in a short article by Tom Harrisson (1949) published in the Sarawak Museum Journal.
Today, it is used as a self-referent by the group made famous through the writings of Tom Harrisson.
Pictured right is poetry writing winner Juliette Harrisson (left) with runners-up (from left) Nava Hinrichs, Jasmine Reynolds and Kerry Bettinson.