bow window

noun
\ˈbō- \

Definition of bow window 

: a usually curved bay window

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In addition to the spacious living room with fireplace, built-in shelving, bow window, and a Dutch door overlooking the river, there’s a formal dining room, updated kitchen, and three lovely bedrooms, including a huge master suite. Lauren Ro, Curbed, "Make this historic colonial your weekend getaway for $775K," 25 May 2018 The reception hall on the ground floor connects three rooms: the drawing room straight ahead, with views of the lake from twin bow windows; a dining room on the left, which fits a table that can seat up to 14; and a family room, also on the left. Roxana Popescu, New York Times, "House Hunting in … Ireland," 14 Feb. 2018

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1679, in the meaning defined above

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bow window

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bow window

: a large window or set of windows that curves out from the outside wall of a building

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