Klondike

[ US /ˈkɫɑnˌdaɪk/ ]
NOUN
  1. a region in northwestern Canada where gold was discovered in 1896 but exhausted by 1910
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How To Use Klondike In A Sentence

  • Engagingly harnessed to the period also are the screen-printed portrait photographs of hairy, moustachioed, and frothily side-burned artists posing manfully à la Klondike, the “women” often draped obediently on the floor beside them. Psychedelic Denver
  • Upon the accidental death of her father, 9-year-old Brenda became the klondike of hope for the family, landing as a regular on TV's Ozark Jubilee in the mid-'50s. Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin: Dog Ears Music: Volume 205
  • All I reckon is a passage to Klondike in your boat would be mighty square of you. LIKE ARGUS OF THE ANCIENT TIMES
  • Dog - teams carried the news to Salt Water; golden argosies freighted the lure across the North Pacific; wires and cables sang with the tidings; and the world heard for the first time of the Klondike River and the Yukon Country. The Wife of a King
  • After the laundry my sister and her husband grubstaked me into the Klondike. Chapter XXV
  • To close it and sterilise what is a Klondike of 100m tonnes of coal would be nothing short of criminal.
  • But for five whole days he plunged the land in wailing and sorrow, and for five whole days he was the only man in the Klondike. AT THE RAINBOW'S END
  • Joyn uz fer Klondike Bars daown thred jus a smidge! Video: Kitteh Hates Reflection - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • It will probably be news to most readers that alfalfa -- the wonderful forage crop of the West, the producer of more gold than all the mines of the Klondike -- was in use so long ago, for the impression is pretty general that it is comparatively new; the fact is that it is older than the Christian era and that the name alfalfa comes from the Arabic and means "the best crop. George Washington: Farmer
  • The news of the fabulous wealth of the Klondike creeks had broken only in mid-July, when the steamers Excelsior and Portland reached San Francisco and Seattle, respectively, with the first miners who had ‘struck it rich.’
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