Harmonist Har"mo*nist, Harmonite Har"mo*nite (-n[imac]t), n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of a religious sect, founded in W["u]rtemburg in the last century, composed of followers of George Rapp, a weaver. They had all their property in common. In 1803, a portion of this sect settled in Pennsylvania and called the village thus established, Harmony. [1913 Webster]

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  • Harmonist — Har mo*nist (h[aum]r m[ o]*n[i^]st), n. [Cf. F. harmoniste.] 1. One who shows the agreement or harmony of corresponding passages of different authors, as of the four evangelists. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mus.) One who understands the principles of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Harmonist — (v. griech.), 1) Musiker, der die Harmonie wohl versteht; 2) (Harmonista), ein Philosoph, der die Hypothese von der Prästabilirten Harmonie (s.d.) annimmt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • harmonist — [här′mə nist] n. 1. a musician expert in harmony 2. a scholar who arranges a HARMONY (sense 4) harmonistic adj. harmonistically adv …   English World dictionary

  • harmoníst — a m (ȋ) 1. kdor igra (na) harmonij: virtuozen harmonist 2. muz. harmonizator: pesem je harmoniziral izkušen harmonist …   Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika

  • Harmonist — Vorlage:Infobox Musikinstrument/Wartung/Parameter Tonumfang fehltVorlage:Infobox Musikinstrument/Wartung/Parameter Klangbeispiel fehlt Harmonium engl.: reed organ, harmonium / franz.: harmonium …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • harmonist — /hahr meuh nist/, n. 1. a person skilled in harmony. 2. a person who makes a harmony, as of the Gospels. [1560 70; HARMON(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • Harmonist — /hahr meuh nist/, n. a member of a celibate religious sect that emigrated from Germany to Pennsylvania in 1803. Also, Harmonite. Also called Rappist, Rappite. [1815 25; after Harmony, town in Pennsylvania; see IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • harmonist — n. expert in harmony; person who produces musical harmony; learned person who arranges corresponding Bible passages to indicate similarities and differences …   English contemporary dictionary

  • harmonist — noun a person skilled in musical harmony …   English new terms dictionary

  • harmonist — har·mo·nist …   English syllables

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