Bowie



James, 1799–1836, U.S. soldier and pioneer.
William, 1872–1940, U.S. geodesist.
a city in W Maryland.
Contemporary Examples

Michael Musto: Lou Reed Made Me A Believer—In Transvestism, Prostitution, and Lou Reed Michael Musto October 27, 2013
David Bowie’s Vanishing Act—and Looming Return Chris Lee June 5, 2012
Nine Juiciest Bits From New Bowie Biography Lizzie Crocker July 11, 2011
David Bowie’s Vanishing Act—and Looming Return Chris Lee June 5, 2012
Nine Juiciest Bits From New Bowie Biography Lizzie Crocker July 11, 2011

Historical Examples

Shaman Robert Shea
Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 3, April 16, 1870 Various
Rope Holworthy Hall
South American Fights and Fighters Cyrus Townsend Brady
Cattle and Cattle-breeders William M’Combie

noun
(ˈbaʊɪ; ˈbəʊɪ). 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)
(ˈbəʊɪ). 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

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    Arkansas (used as a nickname).



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