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  • (noun): Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858).
    Synonyms: Robert Owen
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Owen (name)
... Owen is an anglicized variant of the Welsh name Owain, and may appear as both a personal name and as a surname (with or without the s as in Owens ) ... Notable people with the surname or first name of Owen include ...
William T. Owen - Military Career - Kokoda Track Campaign
... The first troops departed the day after Owen assumed command ... landed on the north coast on 21 July, Owen was flown up to Kokoda, from where 'B' Company was already engaging the enemy ... Owen ordered the burning of the supply dump at Kokoda and a retreat to Deniki ...
William T. Owen - Bomana War Cemetery Gravestone Inscription
... OWEN, Lieutenant Colonel, WILLIAM TAYLOR, VX45223 ... Son of William and Ida Owen husband of Daisy Owen, of Kew, Victoria ...
Owen Delany Park - History
... The park is named for Owen Delany who was a dominant figure of the Taupo sporting scene since 1953 when he formed the United Wanderers Cricket Club ... Taupo Borough Council named the new sports ground Owen Delany Park in recognition of the time and effort Owen put into the establishment of the park ...
Owen, Indiana - Geography
... Owen is located at 38°27′29″N 85°32′31″W / 38.45806°N 85.54194°W / 38.45806 -85.54194 ...

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  • (noun): English comparative anatomist and paleontologist who was an opponent of Darwinism (1804-1892).
    Synonyms: Sir Richard Owen

Famous quotes containing the word owen:

    By choice they made themselves immune
    To pity and whatever moans in man
    Before the last sea and the hapless stars;
    Whatever mourns when many leave these shores;
    Whatever shares
    The eternal reciprocity of tears.
    —Wilfred Owen (1893–1918)

    Bees
    Shaking the heavy dews from bloom and frond.
    Boys
    Bursting the surface of the ebony pond.
    —Wilfred Owen (1893–1918)

    ‘I shall be one with nature, herb, and stone’,
    Shelley would tell me. Shelley wound be stunned:

    The dullest Tommy hugs that fancy now.
    ‘Pushing up daisies’ is their creed, you know.
    —Wilfred Owen (1893–1918)