Meaning of “gold mine” in the English Dictionary

"gold mine" in British English

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gold minenoun

uk /ˈɡəʊld ˌmaɪn/ us /ˈɡoʊld ˌmaɪn/

(Definition of “gold mine” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gold mine" in American English

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gold minenoun [ C ]

/ˈɡoʊld ˌmɑɪn/

gold mine noun [ C ] (PLACE)

a place where gold is removed from the ground

gold mine noun [ C ] (OPPORTUNITY)

an opportunity for making a lot of money:

In the eyes of real estate developers, this property was truly a gold mine.

(Definition of “gold mine” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)