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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 har·bin·ger /ˈhɑrbənʤɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Har·bin·ger n.
 1. One who provides lodgings; especially, the officer of the English royal household who formerly preceded the court when traveling, to provide and prepare lodgings.
 2. A forerunner; a precursor; a messenger.
    I knew by these harbingers who were coming.   --Landor.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Har·bin·ger, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Harbingered p. pr. & vb. n. Harbingering.] To usher in; to be a harbinger of. “Thus did the star of religious freedom harbinger the day.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an indication of the approach of something or someone [syn:
          forerunner, herald, precursor]
      v : foreshadow or presage [syn: announce, annunciate, foretell,