gold mine

noun

Definition of gold mine

  1. :  a rich source of something desired

Examples of gold mine in a sentence

  1. The library is a gold mine of information.

  2. <the estate sale promises to be a gold mine for antique dealers>

1637

First Known Use of gold mine

1637


GOLD MINE Defined for English Language Learners

gold mine

noun

Definition of gold mine for English Language Learners

  • : a place where gold is dug from the ground : a mine that produces gold

  • : something that has or produces a lot of something desired (such as money)


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