Definition of Bowery in English:

Bowery

Line breaks: Bow¦ery
Pronunciation: /ˈbaʊəri
 
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Origin

mid 17th century: built on the site of governor Peter Stuyvesant's bowery 'farm', from Dutch bouwerij; the district became noted for its cheap lodging houses and saloons.

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verb
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