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bowling alley

noun [C] uk   us  
a building in which you can go bowling, or the narrow track along which balls are rolled during a game of bowling
Translations of “bowling alley”
in Chinese (Traditional) 保齡球館, 保齡球球道,滾球槽…
in Chinese (Simplified) 保龄球馆, 保龄球戏球道,滚球槽…
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