gold rush

noun

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

First Known Use of gold rush

1876


GOLD RUSH Defined for English Language Learners

gold rush

noun

Definition of gold rush for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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