from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A rush of migrants to an area where gold has been discovered.
- n. Headlong pursuit of wealth and success: a gold rush on Wall Street.
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- n. Any period of feverish migration into an area in which gold has been discovered
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- n. a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
- n. a large migration of people to a newly discovered gold field
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