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  • n  a hole through which an animal may bolt when pursued into its burrow or den

  • After extensive renovations, its lofty interiors are now a mood-lit bolt-hole that heaves with tout le monde.
  • Had he done so, he'd probably now be in an English prison awaiting trial on the drugs charges he ducked 10 years ago, when he fled to this sunny but troubled bolt-hole in the .
  • But peace negotiations have been made more fragile by assertions that Mindanao is JI's principle training ground and bolt-hole.
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  • Hong Kong legal battle looms for NSA contractor
    By James Pomfret and Grace Li HONG KONG (Reuters) - A potential extradition tussle in Hong Kong over an American who has exposed the U.S. government's top-secret surveillance programs could prove to be a test case for civil liberties in the financial hub controlled by China. Edward Snowden, 29, a contractor at the National Security Agency (NSA), chose Hong Kong as the international bolt-hole ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Platt: Alder and Pearl & Ash Deliver More Than They Promise
    Like all great experimental artists , Wylie Dufresne has had times, during the course of his long and storied ­career, when he has strived so mightily to stay ahead of the curve that he’s ­ended up being ever so slightly behind it. Alder , which opened not long ago in a dimly lit bolt-hole of a space on lower ­Second Avenue, appears to have been ­designed to remedy this problem in one fell swoop ...
    June 10, 2013 - New York Magazine

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