Definition of Goldfields

1. Noun. Small slender woolly annual with very narrow opposite leaves and branches bearing solitary golden-yellow flower heads; southwestern Oregon to Baja California and Arizona; often cultivated.

Exact synonyms: Lasthenia Chrysostoma
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Genus Lasthenia, Lasthenia



Definition of Goldfields

1. Noun. (plural of goldfield) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Goldfields

1. goldfield [n] - See also: goldfield

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goldfields

goldenness
goldennesses
goldenrod
goldenrods
goldens
goldenseal
goldenseals
goldeny
golder
goldes
goldest
goldeye
goldeyes
goldfield
goldfieldite
goldfields (current term)
goldfilled
goldfinch
goldfinches
goldfinny
goldfish
goldfish bowl
goldfishes
goldfishlike
goldhammer
goldhammers
goldichite
goldie
goldie's wood fern
goldier

Literary usage of Goldfields

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1896)
"The site of the Coolgardie goldfields is along the higher part of a dome-shaped area of land, the longer axis of which runs roughly NNW and SSE A straight ..."

2. The New South Africa: Its Value and Development by William Edwin Bleloch (1902)
"OTHER goldfields. There remain one or two unconsidered trifles in the way of goldfields in the ... There are also the Vryheid goldfields near Zululand. ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1893)
"The district is divided into two portions, the Western or Highveld, and the Eastern or Low Country ; in the latter the principal goldfields are found. ..."

4. The Routes and Mineral Resources of North Western Canada by E. Jerome Dyer (1898)
"His official reports give the only trustworthy information published as to the Klondike goldfields, and his return to civilisation has therefore been ..."

5. New Lands: Their Resources and Prospective Advantages by Hugh Robert Mill (1900)
"... Lands for Agriculture—Mineral Lands —Tropical goldfields—Murchison goldfields—Yilgarn and Coolgardie goldfields—Mount Margaret and Dundas goldfields. ..."

6. B.I. Barnato: A Memoir by Harry Raymond (1897)
"Henceforth all his energies and powers of work were devoted to the exploitation and development of the newly- discovered goldfields in the Transvaal ..."

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