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 (ō′ĭnz), James Cleveland Known as "Jesse." 1913-1980.
American track star. He won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Owens, an African American, thwarted Hitler's desire to use the games as evidence of Aryan superiority.
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Owens

(ˈəʊɪnz)
n
(Biography) Jesse, real name John Cleveland Owens. 1913–80, US Black athlete: won four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics (1936)
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Noun1.Owens - United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)Owens - United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)
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"You can't cry about spilled milk." Those words of advice from his father have carried Henry Owens through the most difficult nine months of his life.
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Ross Owens car had ended up on its roof after it swerved and hit Lynne Huckerby's car near Braeval on the A81 Glasgow to Callander Road on December 21 last year.
Five Supreme Court justices have ruled that Tini Owens must stay married to Hugh Owens.
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