Folsom

Folsom

[fohl-suhm]
noun
a town in central California.
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Folsom

[fohl-suhm]
adjective
of, pertaining 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:
after Folsom, a village in NE New Mexico, near where remains typifying the culture were found in 1925

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