Bowling–green



a level, closely mowed green for lawn bowling.
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.
lawn bowling.
Contemporary Examples

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Historical Examples

A Guide to the Mount’s Bay and the Land’s End John Ayrton Paris
The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn Henry P. Johnston
The Citizen-Soldier John Beatty
Lines in Pleasant Places William Senior
Steve P. Holcombe, the Converted Gambler Rev. Gross Alexander
The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise M. E. Hard
Madame Flirt Charles E. Pearce

noun
an area of closely mown turf on which the game of bowls is played

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