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forty–niner

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noun for·ty–nin·er \ˌfȯr-tē-ˈnī-nər\

Definition of forty–niner

  1. :  one taking part in the rush to California for gold in 1849



1853

First Known Use of forty–niner

1853


FORTY–NINER Defined for Kids

forty–niner

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noun for·ty–nin·er \ˈfȯr-tē-ˈnī-nər\

Definition of forty–niner for Students

  1. :  a person in the California gold rush of 1849




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