James Bowie


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Noun1.James 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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Just seven minutes after Lucas dialled 999, PC James Bowie arrived at the address and, thanks to the Teesside schoolboy, was able to enter the house.
The Court of Appeals rendered its decision in upholding the life sentences of Daniel Carter, who committed first-degree murder at age 15, and James Bowie, who committed attempted first-degree murder and robbery at age 17.
Swordsmen were Dustin Michael Oakes of Meridian; Michael Casey McCombs of Jacksonville, North Carolina; and Jefferson James Bowie Sarchione of Sneads Ferry, North Carolina.
Along with James Bowie and William Travis, who were the luckless heroes charged with defending it, Davy Crockett died at the battle of the Alamo.
Petra Clayton, of Custard Communications; Martin Couchman, of BHA; David Bridgeford, of Merlin Entertainments; Ufi Ibrahim, of BHA; Daniel Gidney, of Ricoh Arena; Andy Townsend, of Legacy Hotels And Resorts; James Bowie, of BHA; John Millican, of BHA; and Dermot King, of Bourne Leisure.
The hundred-odd volunteers who comprised the balance of the station's strength had elected Colonel James Bowie as their commander.
As James Bowie High School's director of bands, Bruce Dinkins had no reservations about Emily's talent.
As they desperately search for the trunk that will help them return home they meet celebrated historical figures: Colonel James Bowie of the Texas Army; David Crockett a frontiersman and former U.S.