Definition of Bowery in English:

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Bowery

Pronunciation: /ˈbou(ə)rē/
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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Syllabification: Bow·er·y

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