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2 definitions found
 for Bowling alley
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bowling \Bowl"ing\, n.
     The act of playing at or rolling bowls, or of rolling the
     ball at cricket; the game of bowls or of tenpins.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Bowling alley, a covered place for playing at bowls or
        tenpins.
  
     Bowling green, a level piece of greensward or smooth ground
        for bowling, as the small park in lower Broadway, New
        York, where the Dutch of New Amsterdam played this game.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bowling alley
      n 1: a building that contains several alleys for bowling
      2: a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins [syn:
         bowling alley, alley, skittle alley]

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