HyperDic: klondike

English > 2 senses of the word Klondike / klondike:
NOUNlocationKlondikea region in northwestern Canada where gold was discovered in 1896 but exhausted by 1910
actklondikea form of solitaire that begins with seven piles of cards with the top cards facing up
Klondike / klondike > pronunciation
Soundsklaa'nday.k
Rhymesalike ... wormlike: 58 rhymes with ayk...
English > Klondike: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA region in northwestern Canada where gold was discovered in 1896 but exhausted by 1910.
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Part ofYukon, Yukon TerritoryA territory in northwestern Canada
English > klondike: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA 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.
Broadersolitaire, patienceA card game played by one person

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