from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An area containing abundant deposits of gold or gold ore.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A district or region where gold-mining is carried on.
  • noun plural In California, a plant of the composite genus Bæria and to some extent of the related genus Lasthenia: so named from the fact that these plants cover the ground with their yellow bloom. The species are low herbs, some of which endure saline or alkaline soil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a district where gold is mined.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An area where gold ore is found

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a district where gold is mined


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gold +‎ field


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    What Should Fortune Brainstorm About? 2009

  • Sent Kekwick and one of the men to examine the goldfield, and to select a place for sinking tomorrow morning.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart 2007

  • It has been charged that the goldfield volunteers, fearful of being called east to tight in the Civil War, deliberately attempted to foment an Indian war which would keep them at home.


  • Next to the Commissioner and the P.M., the Inspector of Police is the biggest man in a country town or on a goldfield.

    Robbery Under Arms 2004

  • Below lay the goldfield clearly marked out by hundreds of camp-fires that were still red and showed bright in the darkened sky.

    Robbery Under Arms 2004

  • The big man of the goldfield seemed to be the Commissioner.

    Robbery Under Arms 2004

  • No man, it seems to me, has his right name on this confounded goldfield.

    Robbery Under Arms 2004

  • Among the pioneers of a North Queensland goldfield were three mates, whose prospecting experiences had been varied; but they had not hitherto touched anything like the present — the matted vegetation, the close steamy heat, the rank smells of decaying vegetation, the breathless humidity.

    Last Leaves from Dunk Island 2003

  • The exchange started life in 1887, one year after the discovery of the world's richest goldfield triggered a goldrush on which South Africa's commercial capital was founded.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1996

  • It seemed the entire population of the goldfield was there, packed around the small open space in which Francois was holding his prisoners.

    When the Lion Feeds Smith, Wilbur 1964


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