gold record

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gold record
 
n
a former name for gold disc

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Main Entry:  gold record
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a musical recording that has sold extremely well, over 500,000 copies for an album or over 1 million copies for a single; the gold plaque that is awarded for this achievement
Example:  Bing Crosby had many gold records.
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