Harvard

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, O.E. hereweard, lit. "army guard."

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  • Harvard — Harvard, NE U.S. city in Nebraska Population (2000): 998 Housing Units (2000): 450 Land area (2000): 0.640190 sq. miles (1.658085 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.640190 sq. miles (1.658085 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Harvard —   [ hɑːvəd], John, amerikanischer puritanischer Theologe englischer Herkunft, * Southwark (heute zu London) November 1607, ✝ Charlestown (heute zu Boston, Massachusetts) 14. 9. 1638; 1637 ordinierter Lehrer in Charlestown. Harvard vermachte die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Harvard, IL — U.S. city in Illinois Population (2000): 7996 Housing Units (2000): 2723 Land area (2000): 5.337080 sq. miles (13.822974 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.337080 sq. miles (13.822974 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Harvard, NE — U.S. city in Nebraska Population (2000): 998 Housing Units (2000): 450 Land area (2000): 0.640190 sq. miles (1.658085 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.640190 sq. miles (1.658085 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Harvard — (université) université américaine fondée en 1636 à Cambridge (Massachusetts). || ASTRO Classification de Harvard: classification des étoiles suivant leur température …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Harvard — (izg. hàrvard) m DEFINICIJA najstarije i vodeće sveučilište u SAD u, osnovano 1636. ETIMOLOGIJA prema suosnivaču, teologu Johnu Harvardu (1607 1638) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Harvard — [här′vərd] John 1607 38; Eng. clergyman, in America: 1st benefactor of Harvard College …   English World dictionary

  • Harvard — Harvard, Städtischer Bezirk mit Postamt (Post township) in der Grafschaft Worcester des Staates Massachusetts, an der Worcester Nashua Eisenbahn; 1700 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Harvard — Harvard, escuela de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Harvard — Université Harvard « Harvard » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Harvard (homonymie). Université Harvard Devise Veritas (vérité) Nom original Harvard University …   Wikipédia en Français

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