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Louis, Joe

Syllabification: Lou·is, Joe
Pronunciation: /ˈlo͞o-is

Definition of Louis, Joe in English:

( 1914–81), US heavyweight boxing champion; born Joseph Louis Barrow; known as the Brown Bomber. He was heavyweight champion of the world 1937–49, defending his title 25 times during that period.

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