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gold rush

noun

Simple Definition of gold rush

  • : a situation in which many people go quickly to a place where gold has been discovered because they hope to find more gold and become rich

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gold rush

  1. 1 :  a rush to newly discovered goldfields in pursuit of riches

  2. 2 :  the headlong pursuit of sudden wealth in a new or lucrative field

gold rusher play \-ˈrə-shər\ noun

Examples of gold rush in a sentence

  1. the California gold rush of 1849



1876

First Known Use of gold rush

1876


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