containing bowers; leafy; shady: a bowery maze.
Other definitions for bowery (2 of 2)
(among the Dutch settlers of New York) a farm or country seat.
the Bowery, a street and area in New York City, historically noted for its cheap hotels and saloons, and populated by people who were destitute and homeless.
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How to use bowery in a sentence
Kigurumi, Dollers and How We See is on display at Salon 94 bowery through April 28.
Chu and Associates were planning to build a 20-story, 220 room hotel at 50-52 bowery near the Manhattan Bridge.Is This the Tavern Where Washington Drank After Beating the British? | William Bryk | November 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Photos by the late Jimmy DeSana are now on view at Salon 94 on the bowery in New York.
Since the New Museum opened on the bowery in late 2007, a steady stream of galleries have set up shop on the Lower East Side.
Then she went to meet Beckman at the bowery Hotel for breakfast and liked him immediately.
Shoulders raised, heads bent, and shivering, we keep on to the lower bowery.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
Snipes came up and helped him down and out, and the old man and the boy walked slowly and in silence out to the bowery.Gallegher and Other Stories | Richard Harding Davis
The bowery is crowded with a cosmopolitan horde which is never still.American Sketches | Charles Whibley
His little black eyes travel further and faster than his legs, and rove up and down and across the bowery ceaselessly.Tin-Types Taken in the Streets of New York | Lemuel Ely Quigg
It was easy to see, as Mr. Ricketty wandered aimlessly down the bowery, that his humor was entirely amiable.Tin-Types Taken in the Streets of New York | Lemuel Ely Quigg
British Dictionary definitions for Bowery
the Bowery a street in New York City noted for its cheap hotels and bars, frequented by vagrants and drunks
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