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  • (noun): British marshal of the Royal Air Force; during World War II he directed mass bombing raids against German cities that resulted in heavy civilian casualties (1892-1984).
    Synonyms: Bomber Harris, Sir Arthur Travers Harris
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on harris:

Jet Harris - Early Life and Career With The Shadows
... Harris, the only child of Bill and Winifred Harris, was born Terence Harris at Honeypot Lane, Kingsbury, North London, England ... with drummer Tony Crombie and his group the Rockets, Crombie got a Framus bass guitar for Harris, making him one of the first British exponents of the instrument ... who later changed their name to The Shadows at Harris's suggestion ...
Thomas Harris (politician)
... Thomas Harris (1818 – November 29, 1884) was the first mayor of Victoria, British Columbia, serving from 1862 to 1865 ... Born in Almeley, Herefordshire, Harris married Emily Dickinson, a widow, in Liverpool in 1848 ... Harris came to Victoria by way of California in 1858, at the height of the Cariboo gold rush ...
Jim Brown (politician) - Politics
... Brown also served as co-chair of Harris's "Ontario Crime Control Commission" along with Gerry Martiniuk and Bob Wood ... We're not getting the message through." Premier Harris declared the comment as idiotic and shortly after Brown resigned from the Crime Control Commission ... In 1996, the Harris government reduced the number of provincial ridings from 130 to 103 ...
Jet Harris - Members of Pre-Shadows Groups
1952 - School band Peter Newman (saxophone) + John Welsh (clarinet) + Jet Harris (bass) + Ray Edmunds (drums) 1956 - The Delinquents (jazz trio) ? (vocals) + ? (guitar) + Jet Harris (bass ...
Harris - Other Uses
... Harris affine region detector, an algorithm Harris Hawk, Parabuteo unicinctus, a bird of prey Harris operator, a corner detection algorithm Harris train, a type of train on the Melbourne metropolitan ... Harris, a television film ...

More definitions of "Harris":

  • (noun): United States diplomat who was instrumental in opening Japan to foreign trade (1804-1878).
    Synonyms: Townsend Harris
  • (noun): Publisher of the first newspaper printed in America (1673-1713).
    Synonyms: Benjamin Harris

Famous quotes containing the word harris:

    Many the hopes that have vanished,
    After the ball.
    —Charles K. Harris (1867–1930)

    The difference between faith and superstition is that the first uses reason to go as far as it can, and then makes the jump; the second shuns reason entirely—which is why superstition is not the ally, but the enemy, of true religion.
    —Sydney J. Harris (1917–1986)

    Mr. Brownlow: The law supposes that your wife acts under your direction.
    Bumble: If that’s what the law supposes, sir, then the law’s an ass. And if that’s the eye of the law, sir, then the law’s a bachelor.
    —Vernon Harris (c. 1910)