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noun [uncountable]     bowling pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    an indoor game in which players roll heavy balls along a track, trying to knock down a group of ten pins (=wooden objects that look like bottles)
    go bowling:

    Bill and I are going bowling tomorrow night.

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  2. 2
    the action of throwing the ball in the sport of cricket
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