HyperDic: boulder

English > 2 senses of the word boulder / Boulder:
NOUNobjectboulder, bowldera large smooth mass of rock detached from its place of origin
locationBouldera town in north central Colorado
boulder / Boulder > pronunciation
Soundsbow'lder
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English > boulder: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA large smooth mass of rock detached from its place of origin.
Synonymbowlder
InstancesPlymouth RockA boulder in Plymouth supposed to be where the Pilgrims disembarked from the Mayflower
Narrowerglacial boulderA boulder that has been carried by a glacier to a place far distant from its place of origin
river boulderA boulder that has been carried by a river to a place remote from its place of origin
shore boulderA boulder found on a shore remote from its place of origin
Broaderrock, stoneA lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
Spanishbloque, pedrejón, peña, peñasco
Catalanbloc, penyal, roca
Adjectivesboulderyabounding in rocks or stones / stones
English > Boulder: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA town in north central Colorado; Rocky Mountains resort center and university town.
Instance oftownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
Part ofColorado, Centennial State, CO, Colo.A state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains

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