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  1. the Cariboo Canadian a region in the W foothills of the Cariboo Mountains, scene of a gold rush beginning in 1860
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Historical Examples of cariboo

  • She had heard of a sick miner (maybe from Cariboo) who lay there dying.

    Some Reminiscences of old Victoria

    Edgar Fawcett

  • 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?

  • Flower-time was past in Cariboo, and the whole forest was full of fruit.

    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