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Harper

[hahr-per]
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noun
  1. James,1795–1869, and his brothers John, 1797–1875, (Joseph) Wesley, 1801–70, and Fletcher, 1806–77, U.S. printers and publishers.
  2. a male or female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for james harper

Harper

noun
  1. Stephen (Joseph). Born 1959. Canadian statesman; prime minister from 2006
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Word Origin and History for james harper

harper

n.

Old English hearpere, agent noun from harp (v.). As a surname, from late 12c.

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