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[bohl-tn] /ˈboʊl tn/
a borough in Greater Manchester, in NW England. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But Bolton had retired, and shut the door of his little sitting-room in an unmistakable manner.

  • There he hunted and studied astronomy and astrology with the canons of Bolton.

  • There was a sudden hush, and then Bolton turned and skated away, muttering savagely under his breath.

    Dave Porter and His Rivals Edward Stratemeyer
  • Every one looked at the baker present, who stared at Bolton.

  • I don't see what Mr. Bolton could have been thinking of when he bought me this sheep's-gray suit.

    Elam Storm, The Wolfer Harry Castlemon
British Dictionary definitions for Bolton


a town in NW England, in Bolton unitary authority, Greater Manchester: centre of the woollen trade since the 14th century; later important for cotton. Pop: 139 403 (2001)
a unitary authority in NW England, in Greater Manchester. Pop: 263 800 (2003 est). Area: 140 sq km (54 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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