Klondike

[ klon-dahyk ]
/ ˈklɒn daɪk /

noun

a region of the Yukon territory in NW Canada: gold rush 1897–98.
a river in this region, flowing into the Yukon. 90 miles (145 km) long.
(lowercase)Cards. a variety of solitaire.

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Klondike
/ (ˈklɒndaɪk) /

noun

a region of NW Canada, in the Yukon in the basin of the Klondike River: site of rich gold deposits, discovered in 1896 but largely exhausted by 1910. Area: about 2100 sq km (800 sq miles)
a river in NW Canada, rising in the Yukon and flowing west to the Yukon River. Length: about 145 km (90 miles)
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