goldfield goldfield  /ˈɡoʊld ˌfild/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a district where gold is mined

Usage(s):

  • Built on the wealth of the largest goldfield in the world and the sweat of black labor, the club's membership was, until a few years ago, closed to South Africa's blacks.

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    Recently, the coop purchased 8 grain bin rescue tubes and has donated one to each of the fire departments in which we live and serve. The fire departments of Eagle Grove, Goldfield, Thor, Renwick (also covers Hardy), Livermore, Corwith, Wesley and Titonka will each receive a rescue tube.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Grainnet.com

Quotes

  • In a story called Water Them Geraniums, published in 1900, the poet and writer Henry Lawson, who lived in Gulgong as a boy, writes of "a wretched remnant of a town on an abandoned goldfield".
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: Henry Lawson Source: The Age

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