There are 2 definitions of bolo in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊləʊ

noun (plural bolos)

A large single-edged knife used in the Philippines.
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  • More sinister still, a timekeeper was attacked with bolos, the machete-like knife carried by most men in rural areas.
  • The Filipino troops, armed with old rifles and bolos and carrying magical charms, were no match for American troops in open combat, but they were formidable opponents in guerrilla warfare



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Pronunciation: ˈdɪs(ə)nənt
lacking harmony

There are 2 definitions of bolo in English:


Syllabification: BOLO

Entry from US English dictionary


(Typically in police use, referring to a suspected criminal or missing person) be on (the) lookout.

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