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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of southern Kentucky southwest of Louisville. It was occupied by the Confederates from the start of the Civil War until 1862.
  • A city of northwest Ohio southwest of Toledo. Bowling Green State University (established 1910) is located here.

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Examples

  • The No. 14 Spartans will play a home-and-home series against Bowling Green, which is tied for last place in the conference.

    State News Top Stories

  • Bowling Green has offered wide receiver Ryan Burbrink the opportunity to walk on to the team, McGregor said.

    Cyrus Kouandjio, Darian Cooper getting close to decisions

  • The residents of Bowling Green should ignore his fearmongering and trust that our federal courts can handle these and any other terrorism-related cases.

    Human Rights First: Senator McConnell's Guantanamo Rhetoric Needs a Reality Check

  • But after the ill-advised decision of the Obama Administration to try two foreign fighters in a civilian federal court in Bowling Green, they probably know where it is now.

    Human Rights First: Senator McConnell's Guantanamo Rhetoric Needs a Reality Check

  • Increases in both the age at first marriage and in unmarried couples living together are largely responsible for the rise in the never-marrieds, says sociologist Susan Brown, co-director of the National Center for Family & Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.

    30% in U.S. have never married, Census says

  • Dean Hoffmeyer/Associated Press Virginia state police investigated a bus that went off Interstate 95 in Bowling Green, Va., early Tuesday morning, en route to New York City's Chinatown Four people were killed and several others injured.

    New York Photos of the Day: May 31

  • DETROIT— General Motors Co. plans to spend around $100 million to upgrade its Corvette factory in Bowling Green, Ky., people familiar with the situation said, the latest sign that auto maker's penny-pinching days are behind it.

    GM to Upgrade Corvette Factory

  • GM Bets Big on Rural China Markets The investments in 17 plants in eight U.S. states include a $240 million upgrade of its Toledo, Ohio, transmission plant and a $131 million upgrade of its Corvette sports car factory in Bowling Green, Ky.

    GM Expands Amid Optimism

  • When I visited Bowling Green, Kentucky last week to gauge how the American middle class was faring in one small city, local businessmen lamented the role of the financial industry in the demise of several local companies.

    David Rohde: Wall Street's Long Occupation of the Middle Class

  • His comments came from prepared remarks the central banker was delivering at a Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce coffee hour in Bowling Green, Ky.

    Fed's Bullard Proposes Inflation Target

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