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Owens

[oh-uh nz] /ˈoʊ ənz/
noun
1.
Jesse (John Cleveland) 1913–80, U.S. athlete.
2.
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
1.
Jesse, real name John Cleveland Owens. 1913–80, US Black athlete: won four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics (1936)
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