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forty–niner

noun for·ty–nin·er \ˌfr-tē-ˈnī-nər\

Definition of FORTY-NINER

:  one taking part in the rush to California for gold in 1849
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First Known Use of FORTY-NINER

1853
FORTY-NINER Defined for Kids

forty–niner

noun for·ty–nin·er \ˈfr-tē-ˈnī-nər\

Definition of FORTY-NINER for Kids

:  a person in the California gold rush of 1849

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