Definitions for Klondikeˈklɒn daɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Klon•dikeˈklɒn daɪk(n.)

  1. a region of the Yukon territory in NW Canada: gold rush 1897–98.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. a river in this region, flowing into the Yukon. 90 mi. (145 km) long.

    Category: Geography (places)

  3. (l.c.) a variety of solitaire.

    Category: Games

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Klondike(noun)

    a region in northwestern Canada where gold was discovered in 1896 but exhausted by 1910

  2. klondike(noun)

    a form of solitaire that begins with seven piles of cards with the top cards facing up; descending sequences of cards of alternating colors are built on these piles; as aces become available they are placed above the seven piles; the object is to build sequences in suit from ace to king as the remaining cards are dealt out one at a time

Wiktionary

  1. Klondike(Noun)

    A source of wealth or something else valuable.

  2. Klondike(ProperNoun)

    A region and river in the Yukon Territory of Canada.

  3. Klondike(ProperNoun)

    A particular solitaire card game, requiring ordering randomly ordered cards according to rank.

  4. Origin: From Klondike, a region in the Yukon territory of Canada that saw a gold rush.

Freebase

  1. Klondike

    Klondike is a patience game. Many people refer to Klondike as patience or solitaire, it being one of the better known of the family of patience games.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Klondike

    a small section of Yukon, a territory in the extreme NW. of N. America, and a present-day centre of pilgrimage by gold-seekers since the recent discovery of the gold-fields there.

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