Gold Coast


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Gold Coast

1. A section of coastal western Africa along the Gulf of Guinea roughly corresponding to present-day Ghana. It was named for the large quantities of gold formerly found in the area and brought to the coast for sale.
2. A former British colony (1874-1957) on the Gold Coast, now part of Ghana.

gold coast

n. Informal
1. A rich neighborhood.
2. The executive suite or suites in a company's headquarters.

[After the Gold Coast.]

Gold Coast

n
1. (Placename) the former name (until 1957) of Ghana
2. (Placename) a line of resort towns and beaches in E Australia, extending for over 30 km (20 miles) along the SE coast of Queensland and the NE coast of New South Wales

Gold′ Coast`


n.
1. a former British territory in W Africa; now a part of Ghana.
2. a wealthy residential area along a shore.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gold Coast - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of GuineaGold Coast - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; "Ghana was colonized as the Gold Coast by the British"
Lake Volta - the Volta river in southeastern has been dammed to create one of the world's largest man-made lakes
Accra, capital of Ghana - the capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port
Kumasi - a city in southern Ghana
Tamale - a city in northern Ghana
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Volta - a river in Ghana that flows south to the Bight of Benin
Ewe - a member of a people living in southern Benin and Togo and southeastern Ghana
Ghanian - a native or inhabitant of Ghana
2.gold coast - a rich neighborhood noted for expensive homes and luxurious living; usually along a coastal area; "Chicago's gold coast is along Lake Michigan"
locality, neck of the woods, neighborhood, neighbourhood, vicinity - a surrounding or nearby region; "the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville"; "it is a rugged locality"; "he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood"; "I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods"
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Women would have loved him, and would have told him so in the overt and fervid manner usual in affairs of the heart in the shadowy depths of the forest of the Gold Coast.
The years had dealt lightly with him, or else the climate of England was kinder to his yellow skin than the moist heat of the Gold Coast.
Peter had already lashed himself to the wheel; but he piped all hands and delivered a short address to them; said he hoped they would do their duty like gallant hearties, but that he knew they were the scum of Rio and the Gold Coast, and if they snapped at him he would tear them.
England and France, Spain and Portugal, Gold Coast and Slave Coast, all front on this private sea; but no bark from them has ventured out of sight of land, though it is without doubt the direct way to India.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Match 14 (ANI): A four-member athletics team departed for training and participation in the 2018 Commonwealth Games to be held in Gold Coast, Australia from April 4.
From the 12,000-seat grandstands, to the official signage and the talent in the pool - spectators at this weeks swimming trials will be the first to experience the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre as it will be during the Games.
That is why the 44-year-old farmer from Limuru was over the moon when Athletics Kenya named him in the marathon team for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games due April 4-15 in Australia.
ISLAMABAD -- Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Margaret Adamson Thursday hosted a reception here to mark the imminent arrival of the Queen's Baton Relay of the XXI Commonwealth Games which will be held on the Gold Coast, Australia from 4 to 15 April 2018.
The world's first ever "Sand Hostel" was opened on Australia's Gold Coast by online hostel-booking platform Hostelworld and Gold Coast Tourism in  a tie-up  with global creative agency, Lively Worldwide.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 18, 2017-Peak Rock Capital Affiliate Acquires California Food Company Gold Coast Bakeries
10 August 2016 - Florida, US-based classroom and distance learning provider Gold Coast Schools has acquired Florida, US-based distance education provider Bert Rodgers Schools of Real Estate, the company said.
This new offer is making significant headway on the Gold Coast as customers are showing up in great numbers to avail the amazing rentals the company is giving.