bungalow

noun
bun·​ga·​low | \ ˈbəŋ-gə-ˌlō How to pronounce bungalow (audio) \

Definition of bungalow

: a one-storied house with a low-pitched roof also : a house having one and a half stories and usually a front porch

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Now row after row of white plastic hoop houses sprawl amid rolling vineyards and country estates, and coastal bungalows and schools carry the whiff of backcountry Humboldt. Joe Mozingo, latimes.com, "The world’s largest pot farms, and how Santa Barbara opened the door," 12 June 2019 In the East Legon neighborhood of Ghana's seaside capital, Sekyiamah's spacious bungalow sits between much grander properties. Eliza Anyangwe, CNN, "She wants women to have good sex. So she started a website where they can talk about it (safely)," 12 June 2019 This super charming bungalow is nestled in the coveted East End neighborhood of Alameda. Bang Staff And Correspondents, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Shingled Craftsman in Alameda’s East End," 11 June 2019 From quaint inns and quietly secluded bungalows to hip and modern poolside-hangouts, Palm Springs hoteliers cater to the tastes, lifestyles and budgets of all travelers. Stepfanie Romine, USA TODAY, "7 reasons why the summer season is the best time to visit Palm Springs," 4 June 2019 Monday morning, squads cars lined the street near the two-story Chicago bungalow where police were investigating. Javonte Anderson, chicagotribune.com, "Concealed carry holder shoots man helping locked out 'acquaintance' get into home, cops say," 3 June 2019 During one of Ray's bungalow parties, Wood took a liking to the 18-year-old Dennis Hopper. Leena Kim, Town & Country, "The Scandalous Secret History of the Chateau Marmont," 24 May 2019 According to The Sun, the Duchess of Sussex, accompanied by husband Prince Harry, recently took a secret flight out to L.A, to drop by her mom’s bungalow home. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle Managed to Secretly See Her Mom at Her Home in L.A.," 5 Mar. 2019 Spread over a dozen or so islands, the accommodation options range from cheap-and-cheerful beach bungalows to Song Saa, a glamorous all-villa retreat housed on its own pair of private islands (linked by a footpath). Sanjay Surana, WSJ, "Cambodia: The Chicest New Beach Destination in Asia," 15 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of bungalow

1676, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bungalow

Hindi baṅglā & Urdu banglā, literally, (house) in the Bengal style

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bungalow

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bungalow

: a house that is all on one level
US : a house that has one main level and a second smaller level above

bungalow

noun
bun·​ga·​low | \ ˈbəŋ-gə-ˌlō How to pronounce bungalow (audio) \

Kids Definition of bungalow

: a house with a main level and a smaller second level above

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