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  1. Alfred Charles William, Viscount Northcliffe,1865–1922, English journalist, publisher, and politician.
  2. his brotherHarold Sidney, 1st Viscount Roth·er·mere [roth-er-meer] /ˈrɒð ərˌmɪər/, 1868–1940, English publisher and politician.
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Examples from the Web for harmsworth

Historical Examples

  • 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.

  • "This stuff seems to have been meant for some firm in Australia—Featherstone & Harmsworth," said the captain.

  • Directly across the street was the house of Mr. Harmsworth, a noted Union man.

    The Crisis, Complete

    Winston Churchill

British Dictionary definitions for harmsworth


  1. Alfred Charles William. See (Viscount) Northcliffe
  2. Harold Sydney. See (1st Viscount) Rothermere
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