Owens definition by Webster's New World
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Owens, Jesse (born James Cleveland Owens) 1913-80; U.S. track-and-field athlete
Owens definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, James Cleveland Known as “Jesse.” 1913-1980.
American track star. He won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics, upsetting Adolf Hitler's plans to use the games as evidence of Aryan superiority.