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[hahrmz-wurth] /ˈhɑrmz wɜrθ/
Alfred Charles William, Viscount Northcliffe, 1865–1922, English journalist, publisher, and politician.
his brother, Harold Sidney, 1st Viscount Rothermere
[roth -er-meer] /ˈrɒð ərˌmɪər/ (Show IPA),
1868–1940, English publisher and politician. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Edward disliked the Harmsworth Press; Robert thought it was doing good.

    Saint's Progress John Galsworthy
  • "Sort of walking Harmsworth's Self-educator," said Bob rather bitterly, as he took his hat.

    The Twelfth Hour

    Ada Leverson
  • The goods were for the firm of Featherstone & Harmsworth, I remember the name well.

    Dave Porter in the South Seas Edward Stratemeyer
  • "This stuff seems to have been meant for some firm in Australia—Featherstone & Harmsworth," said the captain.

    Dave Porter in the South Seas Edward Stratemeyer
  • Directly across the street was the house of Mr. Harmsworth, a noted Union man.

    The Crisis, Complete Winston Churchill
  • The corporal turned down his page of 'Harmsworth's Magazine,' laid it on the parapet, and dived under the tarpaulin.

  • Mr. Harmsworth utterly confounded the critics of the Passport Office.

  • This journal was under the direction of the famous De Girardin, the Harmsworth of his generation.

    Lola Montez Edmund B. d'Auvergne
British Dictionary definitions for Harmsworth


Alfred Charles William. See (Viscount) Northcliffe
Harold Sydney. See (1st Viscount) Rothermere
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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