American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small house or cottage usually having a single story and sometimes an additional attic story.
- n. A thatched or tiled one-story house in India surrounded by a wide verandah.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In India, a one-storied thatched or tiled house, usually surrounded by a veranda; in the East generally, any one-storied dwelling provided with verandas.
- n. A small house or cottage usually having a single story
- n. A thatched or tiled one-story house in India surrounded by a wide verandah
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. India A thatched or tiled house or cottage, of a single story, usually surrounded by a veranda.
- n. a small house with a single story
- Gujarati bungalo, meaning one-story house; from Hindi बॅँगला or बंगला (ba.ngalā). (Wiktionary)
- Hindi baṅglā, Bengali, bungalow. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“It's what you call a bungalow: a little rectangular brick bunker, with a porch made of stone and concrete.”
“Redgrave has built himself what he calls a bungalow, somewhere near the house; but I didn't see it. ”
“The bungalow is large but rambling, and my room was one built out at the end, with six windows with solid shutters, of which Mr. Ferney closed all but two, and half closed those, because of a tiger which is infesting the immediate neighborhood of the house, and whose growling, they say, is most annoying.”
“Oh, them two young fellers that always used to come to the cottage -- what you call the bungalow -- across the cove there, the ones I told you about.”
“The guy in front of the bungalow is an addict, his specialty ————, which he pops like cake.”
“To Saxon, with her innate love of beauty and charm in all personal things, the interior of the bungalow was a revelation.”
“The bungalow was an elegant older building crammed between the newer multistory apartment buildings.”
“His bungalow was a pretty big establishment, you see, just off the east end of the Mall, near the British infantry lines, with about thirty servants, and since there was no proper mem-sahib, and his khansamah* (* Butler.) was almost senile, there was no order about the place at all.”
“But the only bags I had with me in the bungalow were a brown leather tote with a cheesy lining from TJ Maxx and a worn out little sack I bought the previous weekend at the Rose Bowl swap meet for $15.”
“Check it out for yourself -- who knows, that finishing touch for your bungalow might be there, waiting for you!”
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