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Folsom

1
[fohl-suh m]
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.
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Origin of Folsom

1
after Folsom, a village in NE New Mexico, near where remains typifying the culture were found in 1925

Folsom

2
[fohl-suh m]
noun
  1. a town in central California.
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  • And then Folsom, with fear at his heart, ran around to the doorway to interpose.

    Warrior Gap

    Charles King

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

    Warrior Gap

    Charles King

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

    Warrior Gap

    Charles King

  • All the same had Folsom bought big blocks and built his home there.

    Warrior Gap

    Charles King

  • Folsom and the girls had to drive back to dinner without him.

    Warrior Gap

    Charles King