- a large-scale migration of people to a territory where gold has been found
Example Sentences Including 'gold rush'
`They have heard about the gold rush and their directions led them here.
The Secret of the Forgotten City
In Parktown the new aristocracy who had grown up out of the gold rush had flamboyantly recreated a European lifestyle.
The Image of Laura
In no time at all they had staked out our territory with a zeal worthy of prospectors in a gold rush.