A city of north-central California near Sacramento. It is the site of Folsom State Prison (opened 1880).
A village of northeast New Mexico near the Colorado border.
Of or relating to a culture that flourished in western North America east of the Rocky Mountains during the late Pleistocene Epoch, notable chiefly for the use of grooved, leaf-shaped flint projectile points.
Of or having to do with a North American culture of the late Pleistocene Epoch characterized by the use of stone spearheads with fluted sides.
Origin of folsom
- After Folsom New Mexico, where artifacts belonging to the culture were found
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition