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  1. 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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Historical Examples of goldminer

  • At a little place called Reinov a goldminer asked me to see his sick wife.

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    Anton Chekhov

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

    Living Alone

    Stella Benson