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Cariboo

/ˈkærɪˌbuː/
noun
1.
(Canadian) the Cariboo, a region in the W foothills of the Cariboo Mountains, scene of a gold rush beginning in 1860
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  • She had heard of a sick miner (maybe from cariboo) who lay there dying.

  • Was it your habit to use two pair of candles in your bedroom in cariboo?

  • I suppose no one in cariboo ever made a sum like that by gold-digging, eh?

  • It was well that they had ample time in which to make their journey to cariboo.

    Gold, Gold, in Cariboo!

    Clive Phillipps-Wolley
  • Why, what any other man in cariboo would do if he had half your chance.

    Gold, Gold, in Cariboo!

    Clive Phillipps-Wolley
  • I had forgotten for a moment that I was in cariboo, and thought as if I were at home again.

    Gold, Gold, in Cariboo!

    Clive Phillipps-Wolley
  • The world was all before them, and the world was not all cariboo.

    Gold, Gold, in Cariboo!

    Clive Phillipps-Wolley
  • Flower-time was past in cariboo, and the whole forest was full of fruit.

    Gold, Gold, in Cariboo!

    Clive Phillipps-Wolley
  • The cariboo were off on their vague journeyings that took them half across the world.

    Dusty Star Olaf Baker
  • At the end of five days' journey, we rode at dusk into cariboo.

    A Man in the Open Roger Pocock

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