Definitions for boweryˈbaʊ ə ri, ˈbaʊ ri
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bow•er•yˈbaʊ ə ri, ˈbaʊ ri(n.)(pl.)-er•ies.
(among the Dutch settlers of New York) a farm or country seat.
the Bowery, a street and area in New York City, long noted for its cheap bars and flophouses.
Category: Geography (places)
Origin of bowery:
1640–50, Amer.; < D bouwerij farm
a street in Manhattan noted for cheap hotels frequented by homeless derelicts
like a bower; leafy and shady
"a bowery lane"
In the early settlements of New York State, USA, a farm or estate.
Sheltered by trees; leafy; shady.
A street and a district of New York City, whose residents were traditionally of a low social and economic class. (usually the Bowery.)
shading, like a bower; full of bowers
a farm or plantation with its buildings
characteristic of the street called the Bowery, in New York city; swaggering; flashy