HARBINGER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HARBINGER
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harbinger
 n.  forerunner; an indication of approach of something or someone
Classic Sentence:
1  So saying, the veteran again dropped his head to his chest, and returned slowly toward the fort, exhibiting, by the dejection of his air, to the anxious garrison, a harbinger of evil tidings.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
2  And now flying Rumour, harbinger of the heavy woe, fills Evander and Evander's house and city with the same voice that but now told of Pallas victorious over Latium.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
Example Sentence:
1  Lu Xun will be for ever celebrated as the glorious harbinger of a new Chinese cultural movement.
2  The cuckoo is a harbinger of spring.
3  The crocus is an early harbinger of spring.
4  "Detroit should not be seen as emblematic of cities or as a harbinger of what's to come," said Clarence Anthony, executive director of the National League of Cities.