Golden Triangle


noun

(sometimes lowercase) an area of Southeast Asia encompassing parts of Burma, Laos, and Thailand, significant as a major source of opium and heroin.
Canadian. the peninsula enclosed by Lakes Ontario, Erie, and Huron.

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British Dictionary definitions for Golden Triangle

golden triangle

noun

the Golden Triangle an opium-producing area of SE Asia, comprising parts of Myanmar, Laos, and Thailand
any more or less triangular area or region noted for its success, prosperity, influence, etc
maths a triangle which has two 72-degree angles and one 36-degree angle
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