Definition of Bowery in English:

Bowery

Syllabification: Bow·er·y
Pronunciation: /ˈbou(-ə)rē
 
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  • A street and district of lower Manhattan in New York City associated, especially formerly, with flophouses and rowdies.

Origin

mid 17th century: built on the site of governor Peter Stuyvesant's bowery 'farm', from Dutch bouwerij.

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