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Bowery Line breaks: Bow¦ery
Pronunciation: /ˈbaʊəri/

Definition of Bowery in English:

A street and district in New York City associated with drunks and vagrants.


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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