- gold rush
- noun a rapid movement of people to a newly discovered goldfield.
English new terms dictionary. 2014.
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gold-rush — ˈgold rush also gold rush noun [countable] COMMERCE when a lot of companies or people hurry to invest in a place or activity that they expect to make them a lot of money: • The internet sparked a gold rush for powerful desktop computers. • Eager… … Financial and business terms
gold rush — UK US noun [S] ► a situation in which a lot of people try to take advantage of an opportunity because they have heard that they might make a lot of money: »Venture capitalists helped companies like Amazon and Netscape raise billions during the… … Financial and business terms
gold rush — ☆ gold rush n. a rush of people to territory where gold has recently been discovered, as to California in 1849 … English World dictionary
gold rush — gold rushes N COUNT A gold rush is a situation when a lot of people suddenly go to a place where gold has been discovered … English dictionary
gold rush — n a situation when a lot of people hurry to a place where gold has just been discovered … Dictionary of contemporary English
gold rush — gold ,rush noun singular 1. ) a period in the past when a lot of people went to a place where gold had been discovered in order to become rich 2. ) INFORMAL a situation in which a lot of people suddenly become involved in a particular activity… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
gold rush — gold′ rush n. a large scale and hasty movement of people to a region where gold has been discovered, as to California in 1849 … From formal English to slang
gold rush — ► NOUN ▪ a rapid movement of people to a newly discovered goldfield … English terms dictionary
Gold rush — A gold rush is a period of feverish migration of workers into the area of a dramatic discovery of commercial quantities of gold. Eight gold rushes took place throughout the 19th century in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, New Zealand … Wikipedia
gold rush — a large scale and hasty movement of people to a region where gold has been discovered, as to California in 1849. [1875 80, Amer.] * * * Rapid influx of fortune seekers to the site of newly discovered gold deposits. The first major gold strike… … Universalium
Gold Rush! — Infobox VG| title = Gold Rush! developer = Doug, Ken MacNeill publisher = Sierra Entertainment released = 1988 genre = Adventure game modes = Single player platforms = MS DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, Macintosh, Apple II Gold Rush! is a graphic adventure … Wikipedia