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goldminer

[ gohld-mahy-ner ]
/ ˈgoʊldˌmaɪ nər /
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noun
a person who mines gold or works in a gold mine.
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Origin of goldminer

First recorded in 1850–55; gold + miner
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How to use goldminer in a sentence

  • We climbed a little narrow track up a mountain, in a light buggy that a goldminer lent us.

    Living Alone|Stella Benson
  • At a little place called Reinov a goldminer asked me to see his sick wife.

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