Bolo may refer to:

  • Bolo, a wild flower.
  • Bolo bat, a child's toy
  • Bolo knife, a Filipino knife similar to the machete
  • Bolo punch, a wide sweeping lower cut used in boxing
  • Bolo tie, decorative string tie
  • A community or tribe in the 1983 book bolo'bolo by Swiss author P.M.
  • Bolo, used as a derogatory expression for Bolsheviks
  • BOLO, an acronym used by law enforcement, standing for "Be on the lookout", often used as “bolo alert”; an all-points bulletin
  • Bolo snake, an extremely rare snake, found only in Fiji
  • Bolo, a slang term for a Salvadorean drunk

In the military:

  • Douglas B-18 Bolo, a United States Army Air Corps bomber aircraft from the 1930s
  • Bolo Airfield, a World War II airfield on Okinawa
  • Operation Bolo, a United States military operation during the Vietnam War
  • Bolo Shell, a type of specialty shotgun shell
  • Bolo, a variant of the Mauser C96 semi-automatic pistol


  • A bolo is a type of spinning space tether


  • Bolo, Central African Republic
  • Bolo, Ethiopia, a village in Ethiopia
  • Bolo, Tibet, a township in Tibet
  • Bolo Township, Washington County, Illinois
  • Bolo River, Romania
  • O Bolo, Galicia, Spain
  • Ogu/Bolo, a Local Government Area of Nigeria


  • Bolo Yeung, Chinese actor and martial artist
  • Bolo (footballer), a Spanish footballer
  • Bolo (prince), Manchu prince of the Qing Dynasty
  • Bolo, nickname for Roberto Luongo, a National Hockey League goalie
  • Bolo, nickname for Lashmer Whistler, British general of the Second World War

In entertainment:

  • Bolo (tank), a fictional type of artificially intelligent tank in the science fiction of Keith Laumer
  • Bolo (1982 video game), Apple II tank game
  • Bolo (1987 video game), simulation of a tank battle
  • Bolo (Breakout clone), an enhanced clone of the Breakout computer game for the Atari ST


  • Bolo, a cake in Brazilian cuisine

Other articles related to "bolo":

Bolo Airfield
... Bolo Airfield (also known as Bolo Point Airfield) is a former World War II airfield in Okinawa, at Bolo Point on the East China Sea coast ...
Alfredo Boloña
... In 1915 Boloña formed a son group in Havana called Agrupación Bologña, with Hortensia Valerón (vocalist), Manuel Menocal (tres), Manuel Corona (guitar), Victoriano Lopéz (maracas) and Joaquín ... In October 1926 his Sexteto Boloña recorded in New York a set of numbers for Columbia Records which is available today on the usual media ... (bongó), Abelardo Barroso (sonero, claves), 'Tabito' (double bass), Alfredo Boloña (tres, leader) ...
Carlsen Air Force Base - Major Units Assigned
... August 1943 10th Bombardment Squadron, 1 November 1942-1 October 1943, (B-18 Bolo) 35th Bombardment Squadron, 7 February-24 March 1944, (B-25 Mitchell) 59th Bombardment Squadron, 12 July-October 1943, (B-1 ...
Bolo, Central African Republic
... Bolo is a village in the Bamingui-Bangoran Prefecture in the northern Central African Republic ...
The Great Bolo
... The Great Bolo was the ring name of professional wrestler Al Lovelock, who wore a mask when he wrestled as the Great Bolo ... Lovelock was the first to use the name "the Great Bolo" but would later allow Tom Renesto to use the name as well ...