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  • proper noun Name used for many cemeteries in the American Old West; nickname for any cemetery.

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Examples

  • It's in the southeast portion of Missouri, above what's known as the Boot Hill (ph) area.

    CNN Transcript Mar 20, 2008

  • It's not for nothing that cricketers refer to short leg as "Boot Hill".

    BBC - Ouch

  • Luzon; "you would have done it much better than I, but your long hospitalization and transfer to" Boot Hill "interfered.

    Blood Brothers A Medic's Sketch Book

  • Dodge City's Boot Hill attraction and western museum has grown much more impressive since my last visit in 1978.

    Road Trip

  • But the Bush Gang and its posse of Beltway Bandits have been the ones to finally gun down our once-powerful ideal of the American Cowboy and send it to Boot Hill.

    Mike Bonifer: Take Off That Hat, Dick Cheney

  • I remember how D&D led to me to discover Champions, and Boot Hill, and Top Secret, and Traveller.

    Gary Gygax (1938-2008)

  • Its famed cemetery, Boot Hill, was founded in 1872 as a burial place for slow-triggered gentlemen and satin-slippered ladies.

    THE AMERICAN WEST

  • Tascosans had a big burying in Boot Hill next day.

    THE AMERICAN WEST

  • Dodge City - the home of Boot Hill and cowboys, gunfighters and Saloons.

    Archive 2004-09-01

  • Dodge City - the home of Boot Hill and cowboys, gunfighters and Saloons.

    Day Five - Kansas - Colorado

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