[har-ee-uh t] /ˈhær i ət/
a female given name, form of .
fem. proper name, the English equivalent of French Henriette, fem. diminutive of Harry.
We think that gentlemen lose a particle of their respect for young ladies who allow their names to be abbreviated into such cognomens as Kate, Madge, Bess, Nell, &c. Surely it is more lady-like to be called Catharine, Margaret, Eliza, or Ellen. We have heard the beautiful name Virginia degraded into Jinny; and Harriet called Hatty, or even Hadge. [Eliza Leslie, “Miss Leslie’s Behaviour Book,” Philadelphia, 1839]
- Harriet beecher stowe
[stoh] /stoʊ/ noun 1. Harriet (Elizabeth) Beecher, 1811–96, U.S. abolitionist and novelist. 2. a town in N Vermont: ski resort.
[har-uh-muh n] /ˈhær ə mən/ noun 1. Edward Henry, 1848–1909, U.S. financier and railroad magnate. 2. his son, W(illiam) Averell [ey-ver-uh l] /ˈeɪ vər əl/ (Show IPA), 1891–1986, U.S. diplomat: governor of New York 1954–58. /ˈhærɪmən/ noun 1. W(illiam) Averell. 1891–1986, US diplomat: negotiated the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty with the Soviet Union (1963); governor […]
/ˈhærɪŋtən/ noun 1. James. 1611–77, English republican and writer. He described his ideal form of government in Oceana (1656)
[har-is-burg] /ˈhær ɪsˌbɜrg/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Pennsylvania, in the S part, on the Susquehanna River. [pen-suh l-veyn-yuh, -vey-nee-uh] /ˌpɛn səlˈveɪn yə, -ˈveɪ ni ə/ noun 1. a state in the E United States. 45,333 sq. mi. (117,410 sq. km). Capital: Harrisburg. Abbreviation: PA (for use with zip code), Pa., […]