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1 City (1990 pop. 40,641), seat of Warren co., S Ky., on the Barren River; inc. 1812. It is a shipping and marketing center for an area producing tobacco, corn, livestock, and dairy items. General Motors assembles Corvettes there, and a Corvette museum opened in 1994. Bowling Green was occupied by the Confederates from the beginning of the Civil War until the Union advance forced them to retreat in 1862. The city is the seat of Western Kentucky Univ. Nearby is Mammoth Cave, a popular tourist attraction. To the southwest lie the ruins of a Shaker settlement established in 1798. 2 City (1990 pop. 28,176), seat of Wood co., NW Ohio, in a farm area; inc. 1855. Tomato products, machinery, trailers, rubber, and plastics are the chief manufactures. Bowling Green State Univ. is there.

bowling green

A carefully maintained, level piece of lawn, originally reserved for the game of bowls (bowling).
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As well as keeping young people off the streets, bowls is a popular sport and it would be appreciated if there was any way the council could bring these bowling greens back.
The number of council-run bowling greens will be cut from 13 to seven under draft budget plans, with Howard Gardens, Pentwyn, Llwynfedw Gardens, Maindy and Trelai all earmarked for closure.
But members of the St Joseph's Sports and Social Club bowling group say they plan to meet with sports and leisure cabinet member Councillor Huw Thomas in a bid to keep Maindy bowling green open.
A council leisure department spokesman said there was no funding available to renovate the bowling greens.
During our last meeting members noted with regret the proposed closure of the bowling green at Grange Gardens.
tracks to future Work starts on the new bowling green at Hanging Heaton
He added: "They are very good bowling greens and well used, but they are overlooked by the flyover so it isn't the best or the healthiest place to be playing bowls.
Lastly, this is the only municipal bowling green in north Cardiff and any closure of the bowling green would soon be followed by vandalism.
vandalised The top bowling green at Ravensknowle Park, a victim of vandals
Of the various tasks we undertake, the job that is my personal favourite is maintenance of bowling greens.
Research Drive, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403 The EDGE Participation Goal for the Project is 5%.

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