Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


a large-scale and hasty movement of people to a region where gold has been discovered, as to California in 1849.
a large-scale migration of people to a territory where gold has been found


Read Also:

  • Goldsboro

    [gohldz-bur-oh, -buhr-oh] /ˈgoʊldzˌbɜr oʊ, -ˌbʌr oʊ/ noun 1. a city in E North Carolina.

  • Goldschmidt

    /ˈɡəʊldˌʃmɪt/ noun 1. Richard Benedikt. 1878–1958, US geneticist, born in Germany. He advanced the theory that heredity is determined by the chemical configuration of the chromosome molecule rather than by the qualities of the individual genes

  • Goldsmith

    [gohld-smith] /ˈgoʊldˌsmɪθ/ noun 1. a person who makes or sells articles of gold. 2. (formerly) such a person also acting as a banker, moneylender, etc. [gohld-smith] /ˈgoʊldˌsmɪθ/ noun 1. Oliver, 1730?–74, Irish poet, playwright, essayist, and novelist. /ˈɡəʊldˌsmɪθ/ noun 1. 2. (formerly) a dealer or manufacturer of gold articles who also engaged in banking or […]

  • Goldsinny

    /ˈɡəʊldˌsɪnɪ/ noun (pl) -nies 1. any of various small European wrasses, esp the brightly coloured Ctenolabrus rupestris Also called goldfinny

Disclaimer: Gold-rush definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.