Pronunciation: (bou'u-rē),[key] —adj. containing bowers; leafy; shady: a bowery maze.
Pronunciation: (bou'u-rē, bou'rē),[key] —n., —pl.-er•ies. 1. (among the Dutch settlers of New York) a farm or country seat.
2. the Bowery,a street and area in New York City, historically noted for its cheap hotels and saloons and peopled by the destitute and homeless.