Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A three-banded armadillo, family Dasypodidæ and genus Tolypeutes, which can roll itself up into a ball. It is also called ball armadillo, matico, and apar. See cut under apar.

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Examples

  • FORT PIERCE - Local and state officials searched seven locations Saturday and arrested 17 people following an investigation into "bolita" or illegal lottery, according to documents obtained Monday and police.

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  • It wasn't hard to find the neighborhood ticket seller; despite a five decade crack down, the well known bolita is present on every block in my country, with the most popular and well-established lottery being the one run by the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution themselves.

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  • But when I wrote my first book without footnotes, a friend passed on the bolita number list, by chance, and I glanced at it.

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  • In 1954 Hurston was unable to sell her fiction but was assigned by the Pittsburgh Courier to cover the small-town murder trial of Ruby McCollum, the prosperous black wife of the local bolita racketeer, who had killed a racist white doctor.

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  • When I lived in Oregon there were a lot of Mexicans there picking blueberries and they all called them "bolita azul". bdlngton

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  • When I lived in Oregon there were a lot of Mexicans there picking blueberries and they all called them "bolita azul". bdlngton

    �C�mo se dice...?

  • When I lived in Oregon there were a lot of Mexicans there picking blueberries and they all called them "bolita azul". bdlngton

    �C�mo se dice...?

  • When I lived in Oregon there were a lot of Mexicans there picking blueberries and they all called them "bolita azul". bdlngton

    �C�mo se dice...?

  • When I lived in Oregon there were a lot of Mexicans there picking blueberries and they all called them "bolita azul". bdlngton

    �C�mo se dice...?

  • When I lived in Oregon there were a lot of Mexicans there picking blueberries and they all called them "bolita azul". bdlngton

    �C�mo se dice...?

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