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Bowen, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois
Population (2000): 535
Housing Units (2000): 230
Land area (2000): 0.430900 sq. miles (1.116025 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.430900 sq. miles (1.116025 sq. km)
FIPS code: 07510
Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
Location: 40.232035 N, 91.062694 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 62316
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Bowen, IL

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Bowen (crater)

Bowen is a small lunar crater that is located to the southwest of the Montes Haemus, on the edge of a small lunar mare named the Lacus Doloris. It is distinguished only by having a relatively flat floor, rather than being bowl-shaped like most small craters. Bowen was previously designated Manilius A before the formation was named by the IAU. The crater Manilius is located to the south, at the opposite shore of the Lacus.

Bowen (surname)

Bowen is a Celtic surname representing two separate Celtic ethnicities, the Welsh ab Owain ("son of Owen") and the IrishÓ Buadhacháin ("descendant of Bohan").

Usage examples of "bowen".

Captain Bowen looked, and again he failed to discern any indication of life.

Captain Bowen could reply, a loud noise emanated from beyond the south ridge, a whomp-whomp-whomp.

Captain Bowen cried, lunging, plunging his right hand into the snow in a frantic bid to grab his friend.

When he had first joined the ship, Bowen, who had once been one of the finest surgeons in London, was a besotted wreck, unfit to practise medicine and unable to open his eyes in the morning without a stiff drink.

It had been hard for him and Southwick - and in the later stages had involved playing interminable games of chess with Bowen to take his mind off drink - but it had been unbelievably hard for Bowen.

Southwick and Bowen and Appleby were good men, but their conversational range was limited.

Yorke had already been quick to slip behind him, perhaps guessing there was going to be trouble, and he was irritated at the way Jackson, Yorke and Bowen seemed to be taking over the operation.

Marines, inspected them closely, warned them again of the need for silence and then gathered Jackson, the corporal, Yorke and Bowen round him.

Yorke and Bowen were smart enough to make sure the Marines did the right thing.

The powder and muskets had been moved and the St Brieucs and St Cast were given the best house while Ramage, Yorke, Southwick and Bowen shared another.

Ramage taking Jackson, Yorke accompanied by Stafford and Bowen with Rossi.

Southwick and Bowen would share an eighth, and the seamen two-eighths.

Captain Bowen spoke in tones of grave concern and Batesman smiled: every member of the crew, down even to the pantry-boy, knew that Chief Patterson was totally devoid of any sense of humour.

Captain Bowen wondered what she looked like when she smiled: he wondered if she ever smiled.

Batesman took it and handed the phone to Bowen who listened briefly, thanked the caller and hung up.