gold field

gold field

gold field ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. an area or district where gold is mined.

Origin of gold field First recorded in 1850–55 Examples from the Web for gold field Historical Examples of gold field

  • He also received a grant of a piece of land on the site of the first gold-field.

    Australian Heroes and Adventurers

    William Pyke

  • Here I was in the ninth year of my captivity, working hard in my own gold-field.

    Perseverance Island

    Douglas Frazar

  • It looks to me a whole lot more like an iceberg than it does like a gold-field!

    The Boy With the U.S. Miners

    Francis Rolt-Wheeler

  • But all had gone up the river—to their gold-field, of course—and no one knew where that might be.

    The Woodlands Orchids

    Frederick Boyle

  • I will not attempt a long description of this the first gold-field I was ever on.

    Missing Friends

    Thorvald Weitemeyer

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