- 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
- a town in central California.
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Examples from the Web for folsom
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.
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He was again a man with a mission, and he did try to echo Folsom in one sense.Excerpts From a New Johnny Cash Biography Capture His Iconoclastic Genius
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I spoke to John Weis, who founded the Folsom Street East festival in 1997.Getting Whipped at Leather Pride
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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.
Then, said Burleigh, wouldn't Folsom go on his note, so that he could borrow at the bank?
All the same had Folsom bought big blocks and built his home there.
Folsom and the girls had to drive back to dinner without him.