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Harris

[ har-is ]
/ ˈhær ɪs /
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noun

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British Dictionary definitions for Harris (1 of 2)

Harris1
/ (ˈhærɪs) /

noun

the S part of the island of Lewis with Harris, in the Outer Hebrides. Pop: about 3000 (2001). Area: 500 sq km (190 sq miles)

British Dictionary definitions for Harris (2 of 2)

Harris2
/ (ˈhærɪs) /

noun

Sir Arthur Travers, known as Bomber Harris. 1892–1984, British air marshal. He was commander-in-chief of Bomber Command of the RAF (1942–45)
Frank. 1856–1931, British writer and journalist; his books include his autobiography My Life and Loves (1923–27) and Contemporary Portraits (1915–30)
Joel Chandler. 1848–1908, US writer; creator of Uncle Remus
Roy. 1898–1979, US composer, esp of orchestral and choral music incorporating American folk tunes
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