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noun

An area of closely mown grass on which the game of bowls is played.
Example sentences
  • Team two is from the only other lawn bowling green in Thailand, situated in The Royal Bangkok Sports club.
  • The piece of green grass near the bowling greens on Clarence Gardens is part of Bootham stray and has been enclosed for a long time.
  • Improvements would also be made to tennis courts, paths, picnic areas and bowling greens.

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Bowling Green 2 Syllabification: Bowl·ing Green

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A city in west central Kentucky; population 55,097 (est. 2008).

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