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Folsom

[fohl-suh m] /ˈfoʊl səm/
noun
1.
a town in central California.

Folsom

[fohl-suh m] /ˈfoʊl səm/
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.
Origin of Folsom
after Folsom, a village in NE New Mexico, near where remains typifying the culture were found in 1925
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  • On tiptoe she hastened along the broad hall, reaching the library door just as Folsom stepped out on the porch.

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

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  • Indeed, not until nearly four o'clock could Folsom succeed in the last resort at his disposal.

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  • "Surely Colonel Stevens will let you off," said Folsom, but that obviously was not the reason.

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  • Folsom was on his knees, dyin', wavin' his gun, whisperin' in fiendish glee that he had done for me.

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