gold coast

noun, often capitalized G&C

Definition of gold coast

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an exclusive residential district

Gold Coast

geographical name

Definition of Gold Coast (Entry 2 of 2)

1 region of western Africa on the northern shore of the Gulf of Guinea between the Ivory Coast and the Slave Coast
2 former British colony in the southern Gold Coast region; capital Accra; now part of Ghana

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First Known Use of gold coast

Noun

1919, in the meaning defined above

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