James Bowie

James 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)
Syn: ↑Bowie, ↑Jim Bowie
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pioneer

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James Bowie [James Bowie]
(c. 1796–1836) a famous American ↑frontiersman and soldier. The large, heavy knife called a bowie knife was named after him. He was killed at the ↑Alamo with Davy Crockett.

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