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Bowie, James

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishBowie, JamesJames BowieBo‧wie, James /ˈbəʊi $ ˈbaʊi/  (1790–1836) a US adventurer born in Kentucky who invented the Bowie knife (a large knife with a curved blade). Bowie supported the cause of Texan independence from Mexico, and shared command of the alamo, where he was killed.
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