from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Harriman, Edward Henry 1848-1909. American railway magnate. He joined J.P. Morgan and James J. Hill to form the Northern Securities Company, a railroad trust that was ordered dissolved by the U.S. Supreme Court (1904).
- Harriman, (William) Averell 1891-1986. American financier and diplomat who held a number of public offices, including ambassador to the USSR (1943-1946) and U.S. secretary of commerce (1946-1948).
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- n. United States railway tycoon (1848-1909)
- n. United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
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