see also: Harmony
  • (America) IPA: /ˈhɑɹməni/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈhɑːməni/


  1. Agreement or accord.
    • America's social harmony has depended at least to some degree on economic growth. It is easier to get along when everyone, more or less, is getting ahead. — Evan Thomas, Why It’s Time to Worry ↗, Newsweek 2010-12-04
  2. A pleasing combination of elements, or arrangement of sounds.
  3. (music) The academic study of chords.
  4. (music) Two or more notes played simultaneously to produce a chord.
  5. (music) The relationship between two distinct musical pitches (musical pitches being frequencies of vibration which produce audible sound) played simultaneously.
  6. A literary work which brings together or arranges systematically parallel passages of historians respecting the same events, and shows their agreement or consistency.
    a harmony of the Gospels
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Proper noun
  1. A female given name.
    • 2005, "SFR PICKS; ARTS AND CULTURE; Everything worth seeing, reading, hearing, eating & thinking about in Santa Fe ↗", Santa Fe Reporter, 13 April 2005:
      Following this formula, Harmony Hammond chose an exhibition of her dark, potent, meaning-layered paintings to be complemented by the work of Haleh Niazmand.
    • 2009, Ana Vlastaras, "[https://web.archive.org/web/20160409204201/https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-21584093.html 'Raw' talent of Harmony James]", Daily Examiner (Grafton, New South Wales), 19 November 2009:
      Growing up in a family that included 12 brothers and sisters, Harmony James needed to find something that set her apart from the crowd. And boy did she succeed in that one.
    • 2011, Erik Piepenburg, "When They Play Women, It’s Not Just an Act ↗", The New York Times, 28 July 2011:
      For someone whose only acting experience was playing a Boy George lookalike in a high school production of the musical “The Wedding Singer,” Harmony Santana is having an incredible year. Ms. Santana is making her big-screen debut in Rashaad Ernesto Green’s coming-out drama “Gun Hill Road,” which had its premiere in January at the Sundance Film Festival.
  2. A male given name.
    • 2012, Allon Sinai, "Tamuz changes mind, remains with Reds ↗", The Jerusalem Post, 31 January 2012:
      In other transfer news, Betar Jerusalem added Eran Levy, Haim Megrelashvili and Nigerian Harmony Ikande to its squad on Tuesday.
    • 2012, Romeo San Vincente, "[https://web.archive.org/web/20160301132948/https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-2667157251.html Brittany S. Pierce meets Harmony Korine]", Between the Lines, 3 May 2012:
      Indie filmmaker Harmony Korine is no stranger to the weird. He's built an outsider-cool reputation thanks to his early script for the '90s drama "Kids" and his later increasingly bizarre films "Gummo" (about trailer park Americana), […]
    • 2013, "Williams to release new solo album ↗", Belfast Telegraph, 22 April 2013:
      Michelle worked with producer Harmony Samuels on most of the songs on the album.
Proper noun
  1. (fandom slang) The ship of characters Harry Potter (character) and Hermione Granger of the Harry Potter.
    • 2014, Rebecca Godwin, "Romione vs. Harmony: Why do we even care? ↗", The Michigan Daily, 10 February 2014, page 8A:
      Others, who shipped, which is the internet's way of saying supported, Harmony (Harry and Hermione), claimed superiority over the Romione shippers, claiming they always knew whom the true pairing should have been.

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