- 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.
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In no time at all they had staked out our territory with a zeal worthy of prospectors in a gold rush.
`They have heard about the gold rush and their directions led them here.
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