American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Harris, Benjamin fl. 1673-1713. English publisher and journalist in Massachusetts. His Publick Occurrences was the first newspaper printed in America (1690).
- Harris, Joel Chandler 1848-1908. American writer and journalist who wrote Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings (1880) and its many sequels.
- Harris, Julie Born 1925. American actress noted for her performances in a number of plays and films, including The Member of the Wedding (play, 1950; film, 1952).
- Harris, Roy Ellsworth 1898-1979. American composer known especially for his folk-inspired symphonies.
- Harris, Zellig Sabbatai 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.
- n. An English and Welsh patronymic surname derived from Harry, the medieval form of Henry.
- n. Harris, an island in the Outer Hebrides
- n. United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)
- n. United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)
- n. 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)
- n. United States diplomat who was instrumental in opening Japan to foreign trade (1804-1878)
- n. Irish writer noted for his sexually explicit but unreliable autobiography (1856-1931)
- n. publisher of the first newspaper printed in America (1673-1713)
“(EMMYLOU HARRIS) In a 30-year career filled with countless albums and collaborations, country-rock harmonizer Harris has written only two of her own albums.”
“HARRIS: There is certainly room for an extra set of paws in, yes, in the Harris compound, that's for sure.”
“HARRIS: Hey, we're big fans of the show in the Harris household.”
“HARRIS: OK, Harris, a reminder that there is still plenty of violence going on in Baghdad.”
“HARRIS: Have you in your own life forgiven Harris and Klebold?”
“HARRIS: And, Harris, how long before we get a decision from this hearing?”
“HARRIS: So, Harris, this presumptive president-elect Calderon, is he making inauguration plans?”
“HARRIS: Harris, just one more quick question, "sabotage" the inauguration -- what does that mean?”
“HARRIS: Harris, if the weather continues to be the issue there, when might the weather improve?”
“HARRIS: Well, what do we know then, Harris, at this point about the leadership of Turkey?”
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