Bowie

[ boh-ee, boo-ee for 1, 2; boo-ee for 3 ]
/ ˈboʊ i, ˈbu i for 1, 2; ˈbu i for 3 /

noun

James, 1799–1836, U.S. soldier and pioneer.
William, 1872–1940, U.S. geodesist.
a city in W Maryland.

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Bowie

noun

(ˈbaʊɪ, ˈbəʊɪ) David, real name David Jones . born 1947, British rock singer, songwriter, and film actor. His recordings include "Space Oddity" (1969), The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972), Heroes (1977), Let's Dance (1983), and Heathen (2002)
(ˈbəʊɪ) James, known as Jim Bowie . 1796–1836, US frontiersman. A hero of the Texas Revolution against Mexico (1835–36), he died at the Battle of the Alamo
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