Bolton

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From Old English bolt-tun, “settlement within a dwelling”, ultimately from Old English bold, blod, bolt, botl (house, dwelling-place, mansion, hall, castle, temple), + tun, (“enclosure, homestead, town”), equivalent to the modern +‎ -ton.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /bɒltən/
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Bolton

  1. A placename:
    1. A town and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England.
    2. A small village in Fangfoss parish, East Riding of Yorkshire, England (OS grid ref SE7752).
    3. A town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
    4. A town in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States
  2. A habitational surname from Old English.

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