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gold rush

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a situation in which a lot of people move to a place to try to find gold because they have heard that gold has been found there
Translations of “gold rush”
in Chinese (Traditional) 淘金熱(指湧向新採金地的熱潮)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 淘金热(指涌向新采金地的热潮)…
(Definition of gold rush from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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