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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bowlder  \Bowl"der\,  Boulder  \Boul"der\,  n.  [Cf.  Sw  bullra  to 
  roar,  rattle,  Dan.  buldre  dial.  Sw  bullersteen  larger  kind 
  of  pebbles;  perh.  akin  to  E.  bellow.] 
  1.  A  large  stone,  worn  smooth  or  rounded  by  the  action  of 
  water;  a  large  pebble. 
 
  2.  (Geol.)  A  mass  of  any  rock,  whether  rounded  or  not  that 
  has  been  transported  by  natural  agencies  from  its  native 
  bed.  See  {Drift}. 
 
  {Bowlder  clay},  the  unstratified  clay  deposit  of  the  Glacial 
  or  Drift  epoch,  often  containing  large  numbers  of 
  bowlders. 
 
  {Bowlder  wall},  a  wall  constructed  of  large  stones  or 
  bowlders. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boulder  \Boul"der\  (b[=o]l"d[~e]r),  n. 
  Same  as  {Bowlder}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  boulder 
  n  :  a  large  smooth  mass  of  rock  detached  from  its  place  of 
  origin  [syn:  {bowlder}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Boulder,  CO  (city,  FIPS  7850) 
  Location:  40.02688  N,  105.25102  W 
  Population  (1990):  83312  (36270  housing  units) 
  Area:  58.4  sq  km  (land),  2.6  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  80301,  80302,  80303,  80304 
  Boulder,  MT  (town,  FIPS  8575) 
  Location:  46.23605  N,  112.11946  W 
  Population  (1990):  1316  (521  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  59632 
  Boulder,  UT  (town,  FIPS  7470) 
  Location:  37.92904  N,  111.42778  W 
  Population  (1990):  126  (89  housing  units) 
  Area:  54.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  84716 
  Boulder,  WY 
  Zip  code(s):  82923 




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