noun Western U.S.
a cemetery of a frontier settlement, especially one in which gunfighters were buried.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of boot hill
An Americanism dating back to 1900–05
Words nearby boot hill
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