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Bowen

[boh-uh n]
noun
  1. Catherine (Sho·ber) Drink·er [shoh-ber dring-ker] /ˈʃoʊ bər ˈdrɪŋ kər/, 1897–1973, U.S. biographer and essayist.
  2. Elizabeth (Dorothea Cole),1899–1973, Anglo-Irish novelist and short-story writer.
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  • If he could take that he might shut up Bowen and his force in Grand Gulf.

    The Rock of Chickamauga

    Joseph A. Altsheler

  • Bowen, one of the South's bravest generals, was the last to give way.

    The Rock of Chickamauga

    Joseph A. Altsheler

  • Mrs. Bowen was in to tell me about it––all about a Russian war bride.

    The Gorgeous Girl

    Nalbro Bartley

  • Bowen is a delightfully laid-out town on the shores of Port Denison.

    Tom Gerrard

    Louis Becke

  • "If I were sure he could be trusted," said Bowen, hesitating.

    The Telegraph Boy

    Horatio Alger, Jr.


British Dictionary definitions for bowen

Bowen

noun
  1. Elizabeth (Dorothea Cole). 1899–1973, British novelist and short-story writer, born in Ireland. Her novels include The Death of the Heart (1938) and The Heat of the Day (1949)
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