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Golden Triangle

noun
1.
(sometimes lowercase) an area of Southeast Asia encompassing parts of Burma, Laos, and Thailand, significant as a major source of opium and heroin.
2.
Canadian. the peninsula enclosed by Lakes Ontario, Erie, and Huron.
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  • The only ones that are more or less legible are these: 'Golden Triangle.'

    The Golden Triangle Maurice Leblanc
  • What this Golden Triangle means, what it has to do with the case in hand, I can't for the present tell.

    The Golden Triangle Maurice Leblanc
  • The Golden Triangle, that's it: bags of gold arranged in a triangle, a triangular site.

    The Golden Triangle Maurice Leblanc
  • The helicopter turned and went windmilling away, over what had been the Golden Triangle, down the Ohio.

    The Return H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  • I always thought those words, 'the Golden Triangle,' misleading, because they suggest something mysterious and fabulous.

    The Golden Triangle Maurice Leblanc
British Dictionary definitions for Golden Triangle

golden triangle

noun
1.
the Golden Triangle, an opium-producing area of SE Asia, comprising parts of Myanmar, Laos, and Thailand
2.
any more or less triangular area or region noted for its success, prosperity, influence, etc
3.
(maths) a triangle which has two 72-degree angles and one 36-degree angle
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