- John,1607–38, English clergyman in the U.S.: principal benefactor of Harvard College, now Harvard University.
- a city in central Massachusetts.
- Mount, a mountain in central Colorado, in the Sawatch Range. 14,420 feet (4398 meters).
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Contemporary Examples of harvard
“I have to think her body type played a role,” said Rachel Greenblatt, a Lecturer in Jewish Studies at Harvard University.Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?
January 7, 2015
HONG KONG—Last year, I met a Chinese graduate student on a tour of the northeastern United States before his first day at Harvard.China’s Internet Is Freer Than You Think
December 27, 2014
Tom Cotton credits Harvard as the place where he “discovered political philosophy as a way of life.”Harvard’s Conservative Cabal Takes Congress
December 17, 2014
So why does the ‘Harvard of North Korea’ have a new website?
Harvard calls itself “the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.”
Historical Examples of harvard
Don't you know any of the fellows at Harvard, or Tech, or Yale, or anywhere?
I've always been for Harvard ever since I thought about college.
I am hoping that I may be able to go back to the Harvard Med.
One of the Harvard students has fitted up his room at a cost of $4,000.
Similar courses on Roman civilization are given at both Brown and Harvard.College Teaching
Word Origin and History for harvard
U.S. college named for John Harvard (1607-1638), Puritan immigrant minister who bequeathed half his estate and 260 books to the yet-unorganized college that had been ordered by the Massachusetts colonial government. The surname is cognate with Hereward, Old English hereweard, literally "army guard."