Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A borough of northwest England northwest of Manchester. It was a center of the woolen trade from the 14th to the 18th century. Population: 139,000.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A town, formally part of Greater Manchester, considered by its inhabitants to be still in Lancashire.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A corruption of bolting.

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Examples

  • BOLTON: The North Korean population has been losing average height and weight over the years and maybe this will be a little diet for Kim Jung Il. ROTH: Bolton does get some praise.

    CNN Transcript Nov 14, 2006

  • BOLTON, England (AFP) - Tottenham first-team coach Joe Jordan admits his players will have to start practicing their spot kicks more often after another miss consigned them to an FA Cup fifth round replay with Bolton.

    Soccerway.com

  • BOLTON: Tottenham first-team coach Joe Jordan admits his players will have to start practicing their spot kicks more often after another miss consigned them to an FA Cup fifth round replay with Bolton.

    The Times of India

  • BOLTON, England - U.S. midfielder Stuart Holden joined the Premier League club Bolton on Tuesday until the end of the season.

    Home - BostonHerald.com

  • BOLTON (England): Dimitar Berbatov's last-minute winner sent Manchester United top of the Premier League table with a scrappy 1-0 win at Bolton on Saturday.

    The Times Of India Sports

  • BOLTON, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire - April 6, 2009) - Bolton area youth will benefit from the Government of Canada's investment in a local employment project.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • BOLTON - Doris M. Callahan, 92, a lifelong resident of Bolton, passed away at Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008.

    TimesArgus.com: Sports

  • I was born in Bolton in Lancashire, in the United Kingdom.

    Carrie Kabak - An interview with author

  • Holden returned Sunday in Bolton's season finale, his first appearance since March 3, when his right leg was broken during a challenge by the Netherlands 'Nigel de Jong during the Americans' 2-1 exhibition loss in Amsterdam.

    Bradley announces U.S. World Cup roster; Adu, Davies left off

  • As in: "Report of suspicious man outside an address in Bolton".

    Bobbies on the tweet - police go online

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