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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.


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


(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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The Man Who Sold the World will get the star treatment from a local woman who's falling out of her corset when Incomparable Chanteuse Extraordinaire Niki Luparelli sets out to wham, bam (thank you ma'am) through the David Bowie songbook.
1947, Bowie broke into the music industry in the late 60s with his first hit song, "Space Oddity.