from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A rush of migrants to an area where gold has been discovered.
- noun Headlong pursuit of wealth and success.
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- noun Any period of
feverish migrationinto an area in which gold has been discovered
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- noun a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
- noun a large migration of people to a newly discovered gold field
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