Owens

[ oh-uh nz ]
/ ˈoʊ ənz /

noun

JesseJohn 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.

Definition for owens (2 of 2)

Owen

[ oh-uh n ]
/ ˈoʊ ən /

noun

Sir Richard,1804–92, English zoologist and anatomist.
Robert,1771–1858, Welsh social reformer in Great Britain and the U.S.
Wilfred,1893–1918, English poet.
a male given name.

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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)

British Dictionary definitions for owens (2 of 2)

Owen

/ (ˈəʊɪn) /

noun

David (Anthony Llewellyn), Baron. born 1938, British politician: Labour foreign secretary (1977–79); cofounder of the Social Democratic Party (1981) and its leader (1983–87): leader (1988–90) of the section of the Social Democratic Party that did not merge with the Liberal Party in 1988; peace envoy to Bosnia-Herzegovina (1992–95)
Michael (James). born 1979, English footballer: a striker, he scored 40 goals in 89 games for England (1998–2008); his clubs included Liverpool (1996–2004) and Newcastle United (2005–2009)
Sir Richard. 1804–92, English comparative anatomist and palaeontologist
Robert. 1771–1858, Welsh industrialist and social reformer. He formed a model industrial community at New Lanark, Scotland, and pioneered cooperative societies. His books include New View of Society (1813)
Wilfred. 1893–1918, English poet of World War I, who was killed in action

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