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Noun1.Oken - German naturalist whose speculations that plants and animals are made up of tiny living `infusoria' led to the cell theory (1779-1851)
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All the value which attaches to Pythagoras, Paracelsus, Cornelius Agrippa, Cardan, Kepler, Swedenborg, Schelling, Oken, or any other who introduces questionable facts into his cosmogony, as angels, devils, magic, astrology, palmistry, mesmerism, and so on, is the certificate we have of departure from routine, and that here is a new witness.
25 -- Several high ranking officials from Jammu and Kashmir State and Indian Olympic Officials have lauded Oken Jeet Sandham, President of Muaythai Federation of India (MFI), for having successfully conducted and supervised the IFMA India National Muaythai Championship 2010 at Jammu.
Dear Editor, -We were very sorry to hear that the council will not be renewing its lease on Oken's House (right) and that the famous doll exhibition will have to relocate (Museum closure due to new disability act, Post, May 21).
AP recently reported that Maryland's highest court stayed the execution of Steven Oken, delaying his death until at least May, when it hears the case.