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Harry Potter the main character in a fantasy fiction series written by British author J. K. Rowling. The character is a young wizard, and the series relates his trials and magical adventures.
Harry S. Truman the 33rd President of the United States (1945 to 1953), who ordered the dropping of atomic bombs for the purpose of bringing an end to World War II in Japan (b.1884--d.1972).
harsh rough and unpleasant to the senses, esp. hearing. [3 definitions]
hart a male deer, esp. a red deer five years or older.
hartebeest any of several large African antelopes characterized by a brownish coat and long backward-curving horns.
Hartford the capital of Connecticut.
hartshorn the antler of a male deer or hart, formerly a source of the ammonium carbonate used in smelling salts.
harum-scarum reckless or irresponsible. [4 definitions]
haruspex a minor priest and soothsayer in ancient Rome who foretold the future by inspecting the vital organs of sacrificial animals.
Harvard See Harvard University.
Harvard University an Ivy League university in the U.S. founded in 1636 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, considered a world center for research and scholarship.
harvest the gathering of ripe crops, the crops or the amount so gathered, or the season in which they are gathered. [7 definitions]
harvestable combined form of harvest.
harvester one who harvests. [2 definitions]
harvest fly any of several cicadas whose shrill noise is heard in late summer.
harvestman a man who harvests crops. [2 definitions]
harvest moon the full moon that occurs nearest to the autumnal equinox.
harvest mouse a very small European mouse that nests in grain fields.
has 3rd person present sing. of have.
has-been one who is no longer capable of, effective at, or valued for something he or she once did well.
hasenpfeffer a peppery stew of marinated rabbit.