Gold Coast

Gold Coast
Gold Coast
n
1.) the former name of Ghana before 1957
2.) AmE
an expensive area of nice homes, especially one near water
Chicago's Gold Coast along Lake Shore Drive

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  • Gold Coast — may refer to:Colonization*The Gold Coast (region) in west Africa, which was made up of the following colonies: **Gold Coast (British colony), British colony on the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa **Brandenburger Gold Coast, former German colony… …   Wikipedia

  • Gold Coast — (englisch für „Goldküste“) steht für: Gold Coast (Australien), ein Gebiet und eine Stadt an der Südostküste von Queensland in Australien Gold Coast Airport Goldküste (Kolonie), eine ehemalige britische Kolonie in Westafrika, dem heutigen Ghana… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gold Coast — Gold Gold (g[=o]ld), n. [AS. gold; akin to D. goud, OS. & G. gold, Icel. gull, Sw. & Dan. guld, Goth. gul[thorn], Russ. & OSlav. zlato; prob. akin to E. yellow. [root]49, 234. See {Yellow}, and cf. {Gild}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Chem.) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gold Coast —   [ gəʊld kəʊst],    1) Stadt im äußersten Südosten von Queensland, Australien; erstreckt sich über 45 km an der Küste von Southport bis über die Grenze von Queensland, umfasst einschließlich Tweed Heads in New South Wales 122 km2, mit 367 700… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gold Coast — ☆ Gold Coast1 n. Informal a district where rich people live, esp. along a shore, as of a lake Gold Coast2 former British territory in W Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea: see GHANA …   English World dictionary

  • Gold Coast — (engl., spr. gohld kohst), s.v.w. Goldküste …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Gold Coast — nom angl. de la Côte de l Or. V. Ghana …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gold Coast — Gold′ Coast n. 1) geg a former British territory in W Africa; now a part of Ghana 2) a wealthy residential area along a shore …   From formal English to slang

  • Gold Coast — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Côte de l Or (colonie britannique) et Gold Coast (homonymie). Gold Coast …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gold coast — noun a rich neighborhood noted for expensive homes and luxurious living; usually along a coastal area Chicago s gold coast is along Lake Michigan • Hypernyms: ↑vicinity, ↑locality, ↑neighborhood, ↑neighbourhood, ↑neck of the woods * * * I …   Useful english dictionary

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