Definition of Harry truman
1. Noun. Elected vice president in Roosevelt's 4th term; became 33rd President of the United States on Roosevelt's death in 1945 and was elected President in 1948; authorized the use of atomic bombs against Japan (1884-1972).
Generic synonyms: Chief Executive, President, President Of The United States, United States President
Lexicographical Neighbors of Harry Truman
Literary usage of Harry truman
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"For instance, harry truman no doubt thought of the forty acres as a parcel (he referred to them with it later in the sentence), and there are quite a few ..."
2. Benjamin Franklin in American Thought and Culture, 1790-1990 by Nian-Sheng Huang (1994)
"After President harry truman, who was a professed lover of history,1' received a copy of that volume on May 17, he praised the work highly and directed the ..."
3. Lewis and Clark Road Trips: Exploring the Trail Across America by Kira Gale (2006)
"... one of America's great artists, painted a mural for the harry truman Presidential Library and Museum, called "Independence and the Opening of the West. ..."
4. Ring Around the Rosie . . . ! by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1995)
"Though a “Liberal” himself, he did not lose time and face with the ADA's abortive attempts to ditch harry truman for some more Rooseveltian image. ..."
5. Mosca: A Factual Fiction by Richard Miller (1997)
"We killed our presidents, Kennedy and Smith, and, except for Clinton, they were the smartest since harry truman. harry truman said the greatest mistake he ..."
6. Key Officers of Foreign Service Posts: Guide for Business Representatives, 1998 edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"(509) 23-7011, FAX 23-9665; USAID: 17, harry truman Blvd, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tel: 22- 5500, Fax (509) 23-9503 AMB: Timothy M. Carney ..."