from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A smooth, level wooden lane used in bowling.
- n. A building or room containing lanes for bowling.
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- n. A building which contains lanes for bowling.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a covered place for playing at bowls or tenpins.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A covered place for the game of bowls, provided with a passage or alley of smooth planking on which to roll the balls. See ninepins.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins
- n. a building that contains several alleys for bowling
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I talked about Albuquerque, bowling alley etiquette, Los Alamos-grown cockroaches, and walk-ups in decidedly bad neighborhoods
And between 1973 and 1987, her parents had owned and operated a family business called Anderson Lanes, a bowling alley with a bar and restaurant on Northland Avenue, which ran along the north side of the 858 East Ferry lot.