American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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).
- 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)
“CHAPTER THIRTEEN STRONG WANTED TO SHOW HARRIMAN the sales reports on the H & S automatic household switch; Harriman brushed them aside.”
““The story of Prescott Bush and Brown Brothers Harriman is an introduction to the real history of our country,” says L.A. art book publisher and historian Edward Boswell.”
“Dorothy uses a vet called Harriman, a superior type of person who lives over toward Sturminster.”
“They wanted it to be called Harriman State Park - and insisted Idaho create a professional agency to manage it.”
“Now called Harriman State Park, the site includes scenic stretches of the Henrys Fork of the Snake River.”
“When Hitler struck France, first, and that successfully, the former Anglo-American and other financier circles, such as Harriman's Prescott Bush, the grandfather of President George W. Bush, Jr., which had had a policy of tolerating and co-operating with the Hitler regime, joined with Churchill et al. in turning against their former crony, the Hitler regime.”
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“I think we ought to call it "Harriman, " LeCroix said seriously.”
“There is some speculation that it may increase its own bond-purchase program," its own quantitative-easing initiative, which could take some luster off the yen, whose strength has been a persistent thorn for Japanese exporters -- said Brown Brothers Harriman analysts in New York.”
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