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[gohld-feeldz] /ˈgoʊldˌfildz/
noun, plural goldfields.
any of several Californian, composite herbs of the genus Lasthenia, having yellow flowers.
Origin of goldfields
An Americanism dating back to 1910-15; gold + field + -s3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • People get to a very casual way of doing things on the goldfields.

    Spinifex and Sand David W Carnegie
  • Wealth was to be gained in other and surer ways than by groping for it in the goldfields.

    Australian Writers Desmond Byrne
  • He went to sea, and in a few years made an immense fortune in the goldfields.

    Just William Richmal Crompton
  • There promised to be a rush unequalled in the annals of goldfields history.

    In Search of El Dorado Alexander MacDonald
  • I also think that we have suffered through the gold, and that we might give up the goldfields without doing ourselves any harm.

    Three Years' War Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
  • In Tasmania also diamonds have been found in the Corinna goldfields.

  • Hundreds of other men on the goldfields have missed fortune in the same manner by a hair's breadth.

    The Betrayal of John Fordham B.L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
  • He had received the proceeds in cash, as indeed is the custom of goldfields.

    Nevermore Rolf Boldrewood
  • Such mixed country one finds towards the eastern confines of the goldfields.

    Spinifex and Sand David W Carnegie

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