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Definition of the noun harlem

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noun - plural: -

  1. a district of Manhattan; now largely a Black ghetto
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • instance of: city district = a district of a town or city
    • part of: Manhattan = one of the five boroughs of New York City

Places

  1. Harlem is a large neighborhood within the northern section of the New York City borough of Manhattan. Since the 1920s, Harlem has been known as a major African-American residential, cultural and business center. Originally a Dutch village, formally organized in 1658, it is named after the city of Haarlem in the Netherlands. Harlem's history has been defined by a series of economic boom-and-bust cycles, with significant population shifts accompanying each cycle.
  2. Harlem is a city in Columbia County, Georgia, United States. It is part of the Augusta, Georgia metropolitan area. The population was 2,666 at the 2010 census, up from 1,814 at the 2000 census. Harlem is the birthplace of comedian Oliver Hardy; the annual Harlem Oliver Hardy Festival is held on the first Saturday each October on Main Street in his honor.
  3. Harlem is a city in Blaine County, Montana, United States. The population was 808 at the 2010 census.
  4. Harlem is a census-designated place in Hendry County, Florida, United States. The population was 2,658 at the 2010 census.
  5. Harlem is a station on the 'L' system, serving the Blue Line's Forest Park branch in Forest Park, Illinois. The station was built with an auxiliary entrance at Circle Avenue that was eventually converted to an exit only facility. The Circle Avenue entrance repoened as an auxiliary entrance/exit on September 26, 2009, at 4 PM.
  6. Harlem a.k.a. Harlem, California: Harlem is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California. It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad and County Route G15 4.25 miles east-southeast of Soledad, at an elevation of 230 feet.
  7. Harlem a.k.a. The Jester State Prison Farm refers to a complex of Texas Department of Criminal Justice prisons for men in unincorporated Fort Bend County, Texas. Individually they are Jester I Unit, Carol Vance Unit, Jester III Unit, and Jester IV Unit.

There are other places with in their name, like East Harlem, Harlem River, Harlem Heights, Harlem Springs, Harlem Township, Harlem River Drive and Dance Theatre of Harlem.

Group

Harlem is an American garage rock band comprising vocalist/guitarist/drummer Michael Coomers, vocalist/guitarist/drummer Curtis O'Mara and bassist Jose Boyer, formerly of Chapel Hill-based The Gondoliers and The Kashmir.

Character

Harlem a.k.a. Harem is a fictional character from the Japanese manga and anime series Papuwa.

Music

  1. "Harlem" is a symphonic jazz composition by the American composer Duke Ellington.
  2. "Harlem" is an album by artist Shawn Amos. Harlem was released on February 15, 2011.
    • genre: Americana
    • released on (4 years ago)
  3. "Harlem" is a composition.
  4. "Harlem" is a 1991 live album by Duke Ellington.
    • released in (25 years ago)
  5. "Harlem" is a musical single of New Politics.
    • released on
  6. "Harlem" is a musical album of Alex Bugnon.

Writings

"Harlem" is a book written by Walter Dean Myers and illustrated by Christopher Myers.

  • language: English Language
  • genres: Picture book, Children's literature, Poetry
  • released in (19 years ago)
  • award:

Phrases with Harlem

  1. harlem river
  2. Harlem Sunset
  3. harlem renaissance

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Harlem

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Google previewForever Harlem (2006)

Celebrating America's Most Diverse Community by Voza Rivers

Harlem is a radiant potpourri of diverse cultures. We care for each other. We learn from each...

Google previewA People s History of Poverty in America (2011)

by Stephen Pimpare

Harlem is a ruin—many of its ordinary aspects (its crimes, its casual violence, its crumbling buildings with littered areaways,

Overcrowded and exploited politically and economically, Harlem is the scene and symbol of the Negro's perpetual ...

Google previewStill Life in Harlem (1997)

A Memoir by Eddy L. Harris

Harlem is a lullaby whispered in the long long night, a blues song repeated endlessly and coming from a place so deep in the Blackamerican soul and psyche that the words and the music are somehow known long before you have heard ...

Google previewThe Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison (2011)

Revised and Updated by Ralph Ellison

Harlem is a ruin; many of its ordinary aspects (its crimes, casual violence, crumbling buildings with littered area-ways,

Overcrowded and exploited politically and economically, Harlem is the scene and symbol of the Negro's perpetual ...

Google previewBurnin' Down the House (2005)

Home in African American Literature by Valerie Sweeney Prince

Harlem is a black place. It is indisputably the section of New York City reserved for African Americans, so the reference to it as a “jungle” carries racist connotations. Harlem is read here as a barbaric wilderness, an untamed expanse that is far ...

Google previewEnding Poverty in America (2011)

How to Restore the American Dream by John Edwards, Marion Crain, Arne Kalleberg

THE NATIONAL EXPERIENCE Harlem is a special place in many ways; among other things, it is embedded in a city where the rich are richer and the poor are poorer than ...

Google previewWomen of the Harlem Renaissance (2007)

by Lisa Beringer McKissack

Black women had Harlem is a 2-square mile (5.2-square kilometer) neighborhood in Manhattan.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance: A-J (2004)

by Cary D. Wintz, Paul Finkelman

Yet Harlem continued to be the best-known black community in the world, and even its current changes were occuring, in great part, because of its historic reputation as the capital of Afro-America—a reputation established during the era of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance (2012)

by Cary D. Wintz, Paul Finkelman

The Harlem Renaissance today is a topicofgreatinterest,celebrated as the most creative period in African American cultural life. Yet even now, some seventyfive years later, there still is little agreement about the extent of the renaissance, either ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Community (2003)

From the Village to the Virtual World by DAVID LEVINSON, KAREN CHRISTENSEN

Harlem came to signify (demographically, institutionally and symbolically) black Harlem. And if white New Yorkers had the Great White Way of Broadway in midtown- Manhattan, African Americans, continental Africans, and Caribbean ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice, at Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts (1898)

by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, Thomas Edward O'Brien, James Cockcroft

That the aforesaid acquisition of title by said defendant The New York and Harlem Railroad Company, with the right to slope any embankment or excavation for its railroad structure to the exterior line of said Fourth Avenue, at that time one ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Literary Modernism (2003)

by Paul Poplawski

The Harlem Renaissance and Black Modernism The Harlem Renaissance stands as a neat label for a period, running roughly from 1919 to 1932, that has come to be seen as a remarkable efflorescence of African American cultural production.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice (1898)

At Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, James Cockroft, Thomas Edward O'Brien

That the aforesaid acquisition of title by said defendant The New York and Harlem Railroad Company, with the right to slope any embankment or excavation for its railroad structure to the exterior line of said Fourth Avenue, at that time one ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Society (2005)

by Gerald D. Jaynes

The idea of the Talented Tenth jump-started the Negro Arts movement of the Harlem Renaissance in the early 1920s. Black writers such as Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, and Countee Cullen achieved great popularity in literature during ...

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Quotes about Harlem

Health is the core of human development. (Gro Harlem Brundtland)
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Scrabble value of H4A1R1L1E1M3

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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