- a level, closely mowed green for lawn bowling.
Origin of bowling green
First recorded in 1640–50
- a city in S Kentucky.
- a city in NW Ohio.
- a small open area near the S tip of Manhattan in New York City, at the foot of Broadway.
bowling on the green
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- an area of closely mown turf on which the game of bowls is played
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