Bungalow, the name applied to the kind of houses erected by Europeans in India. They are generally of one story, and with the roof thatched, the ceiling being often of white-washed cloth. They are not well adapted for defense against a foe.


Entry from Everybody's Cyclopedia, 1912.

Bun"ga*low (?), n. [Bengalee bangla]

A thatched or tiled house or cottage, of a single story, usually surrounded by a veranda.

[India]

 

© Webster 1913.

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