gold coast

noun

often capitalized G&C
: an exclusive residential district

Examples of gold coast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Twitter’s choice of Accra for its first Africa office amplified a narrative that the former gold coast could bloom into an African silicon valley. Alexander Onukwue, Quartz, 14 July 2022 Manchester is an economically diverse inner-ring suburb of about 30,000 with a manufacturing history, not a gold coast bedroom town. Daniela Altimari, courant.com, 14 Mar. 2022 Sure up the crumbling shale cliffs by the gold coast. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 28 Feb. 2022 One of those edges is the waterfront facing Manhattan, where a few developers have persuaded themselves (and their lenders) that a new gold coast is in the offing. Justin Davidson, Curbed, 30 June 2021 As travelers begin to decide where to take their first trip in over a year, many choose this unmatched beachfront location along Florida’s gold coast. Margie Goldsmith, Forbes, 17 May 2021 Fairfield County, Connecticut’s gold coast, is home to ZIP codes with the highest household incomes in the state, but a few in Hartford County rank in the top 10 as well. David Owens, courant.com, 12 Sep. 2019 Between profound songwriting, gold coast aesthetics, and a sensual interlude, The Flavr Blue's expression has evolved masterfully. Bianca Alysse, Billboard, 25 Oct. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gold coast was in 1919

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“Gold coast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gold%20coast. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

Geographical Definition

Gold Coast

geographical name

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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