Origin of bolson
Examples from the Web for bolson
The vallon was therefore a cul-de-sac; or, as the trapper in his native synonyme called it, a bolson.
Such lovely landscape was presented to our eyes in the “bolson” into which our trapper-guide had conducted us.
With a band of deserters, who chose him for their chief, he had taken refuge beyond the wild and waterless Bolson de Tonoro.Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard|Joseph Conrad
The collector stated that the large tortoises had been found in only one bolson in Coahuila.A New Tortoise, Genus Gopherus, From North-central Mexico|John M. Legler
All accounts agree in speaking of the bolson of Cuzco as well provided by nature in this respect.The Prehistoric World|E. A. Allen