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Kalgoorlie

[kal-goo r-lee]
noun
  1. a city in SW Australia: chief center of gold-mining industry in Australia.
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Historical Examples of kalgoorlie

  • The majority have moved to the still active mines of Kalgoorlie.

    Down Under With the Prince

    Everard Cotes

  • Kalgoorlie Charlie also was feeling the effect of the liquor.

    The Great Gold Rush

    W. H. P. (William Henry Pope) Jarvis

  • Kalgoorlie, where the Prince next alighted, proved to be a very different place.

  • It is a fortunate circumstance for the fresh enthusiast from "home" that the "Kalgoorlie Mail" leaves Perth in the evening.

    In Search of El Dorado

    Alexander MacDonald

  • Why, me an' him were with Hannan when that old skunk went back on us at the discovery ov Kalgoorlie.

    In Search of El Dorado

    Alexander MacDonald


British Dictionary definitions for kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie

noun
  1. a city in Western Australia, adjoining the town of Boulder: a centre of the Coolgardie gold rushes of the early 1890s; declining gold resources superseded by the discovery of nickel ore in 1966. Pop: 28 281 (including Boulder) (2001)
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