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gold rush



  1. a large-scale migration of people to a territory where gold has been found

Example Sentences Including 'gold rush'

In Parktown the new aristocracy who had grown up out of the gold rush had flamboyantly recreated a European lifestyle.
Martin, Joy 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.
Secombe, Fred Goodbye Curate
`They have heard about the gold rush and their directions led them here.
Keene, Carolyn The Secret of the Forgotten City


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