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Owens

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/ ˈoʊ ənz /
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noun

Jesse John Cleveland, 1913–80, U.S. athlete.
a river in E California, flowing from the Sierra Nevada S to the Owens Valley basin: diverted to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. 120 miles (193 km) long.

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Owens
/ (ˈəʊɪnz) /

noun

Jesse, real name John Cleveland Owens. 1913–80, US Black athlete: won four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics (1936)
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