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bow·er·y

bowery

 
pronunciation:
baU ri [or] baU ri
part of speech: noun
inflections: boweries
definition 1: a Dutch settler's farm or country residence in early New York.
definition 2: (cap.) a street in lower Manhattan and the neighborhood around it, at one time characterized by cheap bars and flophouses (prec. by "the").