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[fohl-suh m] /ˈfoʊl səm/
of, relating to, or characteristic of a prehistoric North American cultural tradition extensive in the Great Plains about 11,000 years ago and typified by the use of the Folsom point.
Origin of Folsom1
after Folsom, a village in NE New Mexico, near where remains typifying the culture were found in 1925


[fohl-suh m] /ˈfoʊl səm/
a town in central California. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • On tiptoe she hastened along the broad hall, reaching the library door just as Folsom stepped out on the porch.

    Warrior Gap Charles King
  • Mr. Tomlinson had trouble with the people at Mr. Folsom's and Mr. Harrison's both.

  • Indeed, not until nearly four o'clock could Folsom succeed in the last resort at his disposal.

    Warrior Gap Charles King
  • Folsom started at the name and looked at the party with a puzzled frown.

    The Art of Disappearing John Talbot Smith
  • Folsom was on his knees, dyin', wavin' his gun, whisperin' in fiendish glee that he had done for me.

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