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Harriman

[har-uh-muh n]
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noun
  1. Edward Henry,1848–1909, U.S. financier and railroad magnate.
  2. his sonW(illiam) A·ve·rell [ey-ver-uh l] /ˈeɪ vər əl/, 1891–1986, U.S. diplomat: governor of New York 1954–58.
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  • With Harriman we shall close this chapter on men of affairs.

    American Men of Mind

    Burton E. Stevenson

  • Harriman is on the night force and at home how, but I'll see what I can do.

    The Eagle's Heart

    Hamlin Garland

  • Dr. Harriman has explained, with the authority of an expert, these ghastly growths.

  • I have,” said Harriman triumphantly, “and I am going to build that road.

    The Modern Railroad

    Edward Hungerford

  • “You must carry it through whether it is possible or not,” Harriman replied.

    The Modern Railroad

    Edward Hungerford


British Dictionary definitions for harriman

Harriman

noun
  1. W (illiam) Averell. 1891–1986, US diplomat: negotiated the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty with the Soviet Union (1963); governor of New York (1955–58)
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