Definition of O'Hara

1. Noun. United States writer (1905-1970).

Exact synonyms: John Henry O'hara
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of O'Hara

O'Beirne's sphincter
O'Beirne's valve
O'Dwyer's tube
O'Hara forceps
O(2)-methylthymine-DNA glycosidase
O(4)-methylthymine-DNA methyltransferase
O-(triethylaminoethyl) cellulose
O-R system

Literary usage of O'Hara

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1895)
"1756 he was appointed lieutenant and captain in the Coldstream guards, of which James O'Hara was colonel. He was- aide-de-camp to the Marquis of Granby [see ..."

2. Black Americans in Congress, 1870-1989 by Bruce A. Ragsdale, Joel D. Treese (1996)
"O'Hara was also a delegate from Halifax County to the state convention held in ... O'Hara made his first bid for Congress in 1874 but lost the Second ..."

3. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"He was the son of Kane O'Hara, an Irish gentleman who, having left his own land on account of political oppression, became distinguished in Kentucky as an ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1907)
"Up till then the O'Hara hadna aace spoken. When the fresh air o' the sea blew ... As they did so, the O'Hara snd- dently kicked his horse fiercely wi' the ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior Court of the City of by New York (City) Superior Court, Joseph S. Bosworth, Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, Austin Abbott (1859)
"O'Hara. In anticipation of and shortly previous to such failure, " he conspired with the defendants Smith & O'Hara, to dispose of his property in fraud of ..."

6. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1826)
"five years there in 1789; saw Mr. O'Hara in Paris, and dined with him there. ... The French lady was introduced by Mr. O'Hara as his wife; she sat at the ..."

7. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"I cud hear O'Hara runnin' up, an' the rattlin' av my rifle in the rack, ... I cud see O'Hara in the light av the verandah lamp, an' thin I heard the crack ..."

8. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"At that moment Porky O'Hara came up. He also, was smiling. ... As O'Hara & Keane's Great Gift Show entered the taxi waiting for them at the rear entrance of ..."

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