Definition of Gold coast

1. Noun. A republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea. "Ghana was colonized as the Gold Coast by the British"

Exact synonyms: Ghana, Republic Of Ghana
Terms within: Lake Volta, Accra, Capital Of Ghana, Kumasi, Tamale, Volta
Generic synonyms: African Country, African Nation
Group relationships: Africa
Member holonyms: Ewe, Ghanian
Derivative terms: Ghanaian, Ghanian

2. Noun. A rich neighborhood noted for expensive homes and luxurious living; usually along a coastal area. "Chicago's gold coast is along Lake Michigan"

Definition of Gold coast

1. Proper noun. A city in southeast Queensland, Australia ¹

2. Proper noun. (historical) A former British colony in Africa, consisting of what is now Ghana ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gold Coast

gold-myokymia syndrome
gold-tail moth
gold-top milk
gold alloy
gold alloys
gold braid
gold bridge
gold bug
gold bugs
gold casting
gold coast (current term)
gold coin
gold coins
gold colloid
gold compound
gold compounds
gold digger
gold diggers
gold dust
gold equivalent
gold farmer
gold farmers
gold farming
gold fern
gold fever

Literary usage of Gold coast

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

1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"... Coast,1" and reached what has ever since been known as "the gold coast" in a special sense—the land of the ..."

2. A Historical Geography of the British Colonies by Charles Prestwood Lucas (1894)
"But, though the Grain or Pepper Coast, the Ivory Coast, the gold coast, and the Slave Coast, may still be found marked on ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"For a complete survey oí the gold coast under Dutch control see " Die ... See also Report on Economie Agriculture on the gold coast (Colonial Office Reports ..."

4. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"HAYFORD, being himself a native of the gold coast, is an unimpeachable authority on native institutions, while his legal ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1886)
"RECENT EXPLORATIONS IN "Récent Explorations in the Basin of the Volta (gold coast) In/ Missionaries of the Basel Missionary Society* Map, p. 288. ..."

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