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Har·ris

 (hăr′ĭs), Benjamin fl. 1673-1713.
English-born publisher who printed the first newspaper in America (1690) and also compiled the New England Primer (c.1688), the colonies' first textbook.

Harris

, Joel Chandler 1848-1908.
American writer and journalist who wrote Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings (1880) and its sequels.

Harris

, Roy Ellsworth 1898-1979.
American composer known especially for his folk-inspired symphonies.

Harris

, Zellig Sabbetai 1909-1992.
Ukrainian-born American linguist who revolutionized linguistic study by developing mathematical linguistics and by pioneering an effort to understand speech and writing in social context.

Harris

(ˈhærɪs)
n
(Placename) the S part of the island of Lewis with Harris, in the Outer Hebrides. Pop: about 3000 (2001). Area: 500 sq km (190 sq miles)

Harris

(ˈhærɪs)
n
1. (Biography) Sir Arthur Travers, known as Bomber Harris. 1892–1984, British air marshal. He was commander-in-chief of Bomber Command of the RAF (1942–45)
2. (Biography) Frank. 1856–1931, British writer and journalist; his books include his autobiography My Life and Loves (1923–27) and Contemporary Portraits (1915–30)
3. (Biography) Joel Chandler. 1848–1908, US writer; creator of Uncle Remus
4. (Biography) Roy. 1898–1979, US composer, esp of orchestral and choral music incorporating American folk tunes

Har•ris

(ˈhær ɪs)

n.
1. Frank, 1856–1931, U.S. writer, born in Ireland.
2. Joel Chandler, 1848–1908, U.S. writer.
3. Phil, 1904–95, U.S. comedian and bandleader.
4. Roy, 1898–1979, U.S. composer.
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Noun1.Harris - United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)
2.Harris - United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)
3.Harris - United States diplomat who was instrumental in opening Japan to foreign trade (1804-1878)
4.Harris - Irish writer noted for his sexually explicit but unreliable autobiography (1856-1931)Harris - Irish writer noted for his sexually explicit but unreliable autobiography (1856-1931)
5.Harris - 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 - publisher of the first newspaper printed in America (1673-1713)
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Luskentyre, on the Isle of Harris, was ranked second in the UK and Rhossili Bay, South Wales, was third.
The other beaches to feature in the UK top 10 are: Luskentyre on the Isle of Harris, Scotland; Brighton Beach; Weymouth Beach, Dorset; St.
Support a small Scottish economy by giving those who love a tipple a bottle of Isle of Harris gin.
Also in his top five are Seilebost on the Isle of Harris, Oxwich Bay on the Gower Peninsula, Coves Haven on Lindisfarne and Sennen Cove in Cornwall Chris fromHaslemere Cornwall.
The week-long celebration of the mountains of the Isle of Harris runs from September 9 to 16 and is a great way to discover some new interests while surrounded by breathtaking scenery.
Beginning our journey on the nearby Isle of Harris in five-star luxury--marbled bathrooms, Egyptian cotton sheets, and a five-course meal--all six of us were under the impression that our journey to the neighboring isle was to partake in a hunt for red stag.
u A tour of the Isle of Harris uFully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager u Five nights' dinner, bed and Scottish breakfast accommodation, return flights and transfers Tour highlights u A tour of the Isle of Skye, including visits to picturesque Portree and historic Dunvegan Castle (entrance payable locally) u Visits to the standing stones of Callanish, a Blackhouse and the Broch of Carloway (all entrances payable locally) on the Isle of Lewis Nice, Monte Carlo &St-Tropez 8 days from PS699 Flying direct from Bristol, April to June, September to November 2016 With plenty of time to relax and enjoy the glorious Riviera surroundings of your base in classic resort town Menton.
It's a five-and-a-half hour round trip from Leverburgh on the Isle of Harris - and you would have around an hour to explore St Kilda.
According to the Scotsman, the tennis court on the Isle of Harris is run by Mike Briggs and said that he was more of a Federer fan and if Murray wanted to play there, he would welcome him but he would have to pay the 14 pounds fee like everyone else.
00pm) Charlie Luxton catches up with a couple who sold their house in Leeds to buy a pounds 133,000 plot of land on the Isle of Harris in the Hebrides.
00pm) Charlie Luxton meets a Leeds couple who want to turn a run-down croft on the Isle of Harris, Scotland, into a campsite - a project held up by legal difficulties.
Keen climber Malcolm Fraser was with a relative in the Kyles area on the Isle of Harris when tragedy struck last Friday.