Definitions

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  • n. An inhabitant of Harlem, Manhattan, USA.

Etymologies

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Harlem +‎ -ite

Examples

  • Artist Faith Ringgold — legendary Harlemite best known for her painted story quilts — will be in attendance.

    ADC Hosts “Onward” with Faith Ringgold «

  • On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law comprehensive health reform legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act. Even though with the oil leak taken the headlines, we know health care is on Harlemite and American minds (even though in a recent CNN Poll 3% of Americans said healthcare is not a priority).

    Dr. Nelson: Health Care Reform… «

  • Forbes was a distinguished fifty-eight-year-old Harlemite, a former athlete himself baseball, football, and boxing who favored bow ties and erudite phrases.

    WILLIE MAYS

  • The original Thunderbolt was a frequent enemy of Luke Cage and a Harlemite big surprise.

    Dart Adams presents Black Like Me: Black Comic Heroes Through The Ages Revisited Part One 1967-1988

  • I'm a native Harlemite who has been working in my community for many years.

    Growing Pains Come To Harlem

  • Ida-Rochelle Holloway, a black 17-year-old Harlemite, is similarly criticized for not acting "black."

    DOES COSBY HELP?

  • On that night I had started on my way to becoming a Harlemite.

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • If you think Marisa Miller is hot now ... wait till you see her in lace British woman beheaded by crazed man who should have been hospitalized Breslin: Harlemite, 91, has been dishing out free dinners since WWII

    NY Daily News

  • I nearly died laughing when Emilio explained that Harlem was about "churches, liquor stores and fried chicken spots," because, as a former Harlemite who lived down the street from a liquor store, above a Kennedy's Fried Chicken, and across the street from a church that had outrageously loud summer Saturday parking lot concerts, I can attest that truer words have never been spoken.

    Starpulse Entertainment News

  • XXL that the judge ruled the Harlemite has fully performed his obligations under both his 2005 recording contract and 2007 songwriting contract with Jones.

    SOHH.com

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