John, 1607–38, English clergyman in the U.S.: principal benefactor of Harvard College, now Harvard University.
a city in central Massachusetts.
a mountain in central Colorado, in the Sawatch Range. 14,420 feet (4398 meters).
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U.S. college named for John Harvard (1607-38), 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, O.E. hereweard, lit. "army guard."
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Example sentences for Harvard
Scholars a number of harvard professors have criticized the paper.
By comparison the harvard mark i could perform the same task in just six
He was also president of the harvard crimson daily newspaper.
He bequeathed the more valuable portion of his library to harvard.
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