bungalow

noun bun·ga·low \ ˈbəŋ-gə-ˌlō \
Updated on: 18 May 2018

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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Origin and Etymology of bungalow

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

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BUNGALOW Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of bungalow for English Language Learners

  • : a house that is all on one level

  • : a house that has one main level and a second smaller level above


BUNGALOW Defined for Kids

bungalow

noun bun·ga·low \ ˈbəŋ-gə-ˌlō \

Definition of bungalow for Students

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


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