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- n. Plural form of goldfield.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small slender woolly annual (Lasthenia chrysostoma) with very narrow opposite leaves and branches bearing solitary golden-yellow flower heads; it grows from Southwestern Oregon to Baja California and Arizona; -- it is often cultivated.
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- n. small slender woolly annual with very narrow opposite leaves and branches bearing solitary golden-yellow flower heads; southwestern Oregon to Baja California and Arizona; often cultivated
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Amongst the many industries started on the goldfields is the novel occupation of clearing clay-water for salt.
I was standing before an exhibit of facsimiles of the record nuggets which had been discovered in the goldfields of the Antipodes.
Nevada goldfields, and returned to her a many-times millionaire.
They were the bones of would-be prospectors who had attempted to cut through Texas to reach the burgeoning California goldfields.
The 1849 gold rush had temporarily emptied the city, as San Franciscans joined the manic exodus to the nearby goldfields, but the streets quickly filled up again with bankers, shippers, merchants, and saloonkeepers, all dedicated to helping the Forty-niners alternately save, spend, lose, or waste their hard-earned riches.
Using the small fortune he made in the California goldfields, Daggett started up the Golden Era in 1852.
"Provided the goldfields are manned entirely by decadent Frog poets, we'll make a bloody fortune," says I. "Thank God we shan't have to go through Customs."
Yet like a certain Mrs. Nathan, who ran a kosher kitchen on the Otago goldfields in the mid-nineteenth century, they were anything but passive figures.
They tell me, for example, a place like Ghana, that the geological formations are just like the Kalgoorlie goldfields, so there's a lot …
The place is hidden away in the abandoned goldfields outside Bendigo, two hours north-west of Melbourne.