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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A corruption of bolting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

    Home - BostonHerald.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, 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 (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 - 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

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