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gold rush

noun
1.
a large-scale and hasty movement of people to a region where gold has been discovered, as to California in 1849.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism
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gold rush

noun
1.
a large-scale migration of people to a territory where gold has been found
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