Owen


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Ow·en

 (ō′ĭn), Robert 1771-1858.
British manufacturer and social reformer who attempted to establish a cooperative community at New Harmony in Indiana (1825-1828).

Ow·en

 (ō′ĭn), Wilfred 1893-1918.
British poet whose work reflects his experiences in World War I. He was killed in battle.

Owen

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1. (Biography) David (Anthony Llewellyn), Baron. born 1938, British politician: Labour foreign secretary (1977–79); cofounder of the Social Democratic Party (1981) and its leader (1983–87): leader (1988–90) of the section of the Social Democratic Party that did not merge with the Liberal Party in 1988; peace envoy to Bosnia-Herzegovina (1992–95)
2. (Biography) Michael (James). born 1979, English footballer: a striker, he scored 40 goals in 89 games for England (1998–2008); his clubs included Liverpool (1996–2004) and Newcastle United (2005–2009)
3. (Biography) Sir Richard. 1804–92, English comparative anatomist and palaeontologist
4. (Biography) Robert. 1771–1858, Welsh industrialist and social reformer. He formed a model industrial community at New Lanark, Scotland, and pioneered cooperative societies. His books include New View of Society (1813)
5. (Biography) Wilfred. 1893–1918, English poet of World War I, who was killed in action

Ow•en

(ˈoʊ ən)

n.
1. Robert, 1771–1858, Welsh social reformer in Great Britain and the U.S.
2. Wilfred, 1893–1918, English poet.
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Noun1.Owen - Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)Owen - Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)
2.Owen - English comparative anatomist and paleontologist who was an opponent of Darwinism (1804-1892)
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Until this moment Owen had not imagined that this sort of thing ever happened nowadays outside the comic papers.
He had met Owen for the first time at dinner at the house of his uncle Henry, a man of unquestioned substance, whose habit it was to invite each of his eleven nephews to dinner once a year.
At the time of his old master's visit, Owen was probably on the point of taking up the relinquished task; but, by this sinister event, he was thrown back into the state whence he had been slowly emerging.
Owen Warland felt the impulse to give external reality to his ideas as irresistibly as any of the poets or painters who have arrayed the world in a dimmer and fainter beauty, imperfectly copied from the richness of their visions.
But some specimen bones of it being taken across the sea to owen, the english anatomist, it turned out that this alleged reptile was a whale, though of a departed species.
It will be found related in full detail, and authenticated by names and dates, in Robert Dale Owen's very interesting work called "Footfalls on the Boundary of Another World." The author gladly takes this opportunity of acknowledging his obligations to Mr.
When Owen Ford came Anne secretly admitted, as Miss Cornelia towed him in, that he was very "well-looking" indeed.
I found on inquiry that the name of "John Owen," attached to the entry, referred to the man who had been employed to drive the fly.
There was Owen, of Silverberg, Owen & Company--a large grocery firm with several branch stores.
Owen, the owner of the house she was going to when her time came, had recommended a doctor, and Mildred saw him once a week.
The Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle includes an account of the Fossil Mammalia, by Professor Owen; of the Living Mammalia, by Mr.
With respect to the Vertebrata, whole pages could be filled with striking illustrations from our great palaeontologist, Owen, showing how extinct animals fall in between existing groups.