Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun gold_rush

2 senses of gold rush

Sense 1
boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce -- (a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money); "the demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line")
       => happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event -- (an event that happens)

Sense 2
gold rush -- (a large migration of people to a newly discovered gold field)
       => migration -- (the movement of persons from one country or locality to another)

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