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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Tunney, James Joseph Known as "Gene.” 1898-1978. American prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship in 1926 by defeating Jack Dempsey, defeated him again in 1927, and retired as champion in 1928.

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  • n. United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship by defeating Jack Dempsey twice (1898-1978)

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