Definition of bungalow in English:

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bungalow

Pronunciation: /ˈbəNGɡəˌlō/

noun

A low house, with a broad front porch, having either no upper floor or upper rooms set in the roof, typically with dormer windows.
Example sentences
  • The application was for eight, two storey houses and eight bungalows organised in four clusters.
  • We are anxious to have individual houses, detached bungalows or dormers.
  • Users also have to differentiate between houses, bungalows, cottages and apartments.

Origin

Late 17th century: from Hindi baṅglā 'belonging to Bengal'.

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Syllabification: bun·ga·low

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