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part of a city that is notorious for gambling dens and brothels and saloons and riotous night life (especially the waterfront of San Francisco after the gold rush of 1849) Barbary Coast
rush of wind blow
United States writer noted for his stories about life during the California gold rush (1836-1902) Bret Harte , Harte
tall rush with soft erect or arching stems found in Eurasia, Australia, New Zealand, and common in North America bullrush , bulrush , common rush , Juncus effusus , soft rush
large waterfall; violent rush of water over a precipice cataract
impetuous rush toward someone or something charge
narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush diacetylmorphine , heroin
fine-leaved aquatic spike rush; popular as aerator for aquariums Eleocharis acicularis , hair grass , needle rush , needle spike rush , slender spike rush
scouring-rush horsetail widely distributed in wet or boggy areas of northern hemisphere Equisetum palustre , marsh horsetail
sudden rush of water flush
miner who took part in the California gold rush in 1849 forty-niner
cosmopolitan annual and perennial grasses (as dropseed or rush grass) genus Sporobolus , Sporobolus
greed and the contagious excitement of a gold rush gold fever
surge or rush gust
tall rush of temperate regions hard rush , Juncus inflexus
United States writer of novels based on experiences in the Klondike gold rush (1876-1916) Jack London , John Griffith Chaney , London
rush of Australia jointed rush , Juncus articulatus
low-growing annual rush of damp low-lying ground; nearly cosmopolitan Juncus bufonius , toad rush
rush of the Pacific coast of North America Juncus leseurii , salt rush
tufted wiry rush of wide distribution Juncus tenuis , slender rush
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