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 (bo͞o′ē, bō′ē), James 1796-1836.
American-born Mexican colonist who joined the Texan forces during the struggle for independence from Mexico. He died during the defense of the Alamo.
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1. (Biography) 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)
2. (Biography) 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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(ˈboʊ i, ˈbu i)

James, 1799–1836, U.S. soldier and pioneer.
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Noun1.Bowie - United States pioneer and hero of the Texas revolt against Mexico; he shared command of the garrison that resisted the Mexican attack on the Alamo where he died (1796-1836)
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Happily, my bowie knife I have still, and I can always see well enough to use it.
He had parried with his great bowie knife, and at first I thought that he too had come through in safety.
Bob's been carved up some with a bowie, and Tom's been hurt once or twice."
"Set down!" says the judge, pulling his bowie and laying it on his pulpit.
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