gold mine

noun

Definition of gold mine

: a rich source of something desired

Examples of gold mine in a Sentence

The library is a gold mine of information. the estate sale promises to be a gold mine for antique dealers
Recent Examples on the Web In Mumbles, a fishing village in south Wales turned property gold mine, Hamptons found that its average sale prices jumped 24% in the past two years to $468,454. Ruth Bloomfield, WSJ, 27 July 2022 The Super Bowl routinely gets more than 100 million viewers in the United States, a gold mine for advertisers. Ramishah Maruf, CNN, 15 July 2022 Previously, he had been disciplined for running an unauthorized gold mine and Christmas tree farm from prison. CBS News, 25 Mar. 2022 The Kenosha market has long been seen as a potential gold mine for a casino because of its location between Chicago and Milwaukee. Cary Spivak, Journal Sentinel, 20 July 2022 Most victims are believed to be miners, who were working at an unofficial gold mine that was covered by the landslide in an unpopulated area in Abriaquí, the National Unit for Disaster Risk Management said. Karol Suarez And Stefano Pozzebon, CNN, 7 Apr. 2022 These digital records of ordinary lives are sometimes turned over voluntarily or obtained with a warrant, and have provided a gold mine for law enforcement. Cat Zakrzewski, Pranshu Verma And Claire Parker, Anchorage Daily News, 3 July 2022 These digital records of ordinary lives are sometimes turned over voluntarily or obtained with a warrant, and have provided a gold mine for law enforcement. Claire Parker, Washington Post, 3 July 2022 Gold mining executive Ben Mossman — who’s currently on trial in Canada on charges related to water contamination — is trying to reopen a long-shuttered Sierra Nevada gold mine with a toxic history. Sammy Rothstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 30 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of gold mine

1605, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gold mine was in 1605

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Last Updated

8 Aug 2022

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“Gold mine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gold%20mine. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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