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Folsom

1

[ fohl-suhm ]

adjective

  1. 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.


Folsom

2

[ fohl-suhm ]

noun

  1. a town in central California.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Folsom1

After Folsom, a village in NE New Mexico, near where remains typifying the culture were found in 1925

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Example Sentences

He was now CEO of the SynapSense Corp., a Folsom firm that offers “energy efficient infrastructure” for data centers.

Tichelman had moved in with her parents in their new home in Folsom, California.

As far as we know, no campaign stops at Folsom Prison have yet been scheduled.

He was again a man with a mission, and he did try to echo Folsom in one sense.

I spoke to John Weis, who founded the Folsom Street East festival in 1997.

North of the Platte Hal Folsom was warned never again to venture.

And then Folsom, with fear at his heart, ran around to the doorway to interpose.

They would be escorted as far as Omaha, and there Folsom himself would meet them.

John Folsom and the girls had taken an early start and got ahead of him.

Then, said Burleigh, wouldn't Folsom go on his note, so that he could borrow at the bank?

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