Examples from the Web for eldorado
Moving to Pringle would be a journey of some 1,017 miles from Eldorado.The New Polygamists on the Block: Warren Jeffs’s FLDS on the Move?|Matthew DeLuca|December 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But the tale of Amazons was really a sailor's romance, just as the Spaniards dreamed of Eldorado, or the land of gold.From Pole to Pole|Sven Anders Hedin
The Antiquary inquired from what Eldorado this treasure was forthcoming.Red Cap Tales|Samuel Rutherford Crockett
A large proportion of these unfortunates returned to their villages to dispel some rural dreams of urban Eldorado.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott
This rifle was used by a resident of Eldorado, Pa., for the purpose of ending his earthly woes.
The survivors made no further exertions to reach Eldorado, but returned to their own country as they could.Oregon and Eldorado|Thomas Bulfinch
British Dictionary definitions for eldorado
Word Origin for El Dorado
Word Origin and History for eldorado
1590s, from Spanish El Dorado "the golden one," name given 16c. to country or city believed to lie in the heart of the Amazon jungle, from past participle of dorar "to gild," from Latin deaurare.
Culture definitions for eldorado
A place of fabulous wealth, or an opportunity to obtain it. During the gold rush many adventurers believed that California would be their El Dorado. The name comes from the name of a legendary South American city of stupendous riches sought by Spanish conquistadores.