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.]
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Gold Coast

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
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Gold′ Coast`

1. a former British territory in W Africa; now a part of Ghana.
2. a wealthy residential area along a shore.
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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 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. He greeted Trent with a heartiness which was partly tentative, partly boisterous.
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.
("Investors") (NASDAQ: ISBC) and Gold Coast Bancorp, Inc.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-July 31, 2019-Investors Bancorp to acquire Gold Coast Bancorp
Investors Bancorp and Gold Coast Bancorp announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which Investors will acquire Gold Coast.
THE Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod's International Voice of Musical Theatre 2018 winner, Mared Williams travelled to Australia for a prestigious Gold Coast performance.
The regions south of Sokode, which include Tongu and Anlo, were part of British Gold Coast.
The Mayor of Gold Coast has admitted being surprised at how far Birmingham's plans to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games have come.
This was Batra's third medal at the Gold Coast CWG.

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