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Noun: Owens  ow-unz
  1. United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)
    - Jesse Owens, James Cleveland Owens
Noun: Owen
  1. English comparative anatomist and palaeontologist who was an opponent of Darwinism (1804-1892)
    - Sir Richard Owen
     
  2. Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)
    - Robert Owen

Type of: athlete, comparative anatomist, crusader, fossilist, industrialist, jock [N. Amer], meliorist, palaeontologist [Brit, Cdn], paleontologist [N. Amer], reformer, reformist, social reformer

Encyclopedia: Owens, Elisabeth

Owen, Sir Richard