Definition of gold miner in US English:

gold miner

noun

  • See gold mine

    • ‘In 1829 Baptiste returned to the West, working as a mountain man, guide, justice of the peace, and gold miner before returning to live with the Shoshones in 1885.’
    • ‘The story there goes that Russian Jack, a gold miner in the Halls Creek rush, helped a mate with two broken legs, by pushing him in a barrow 300 kilometres to medical help.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, Dundee Precious Metals has decided to convert itself from an investment company to an operating gold miner, Goodman announced on Tuesday.’
    • ‘Born in Rothesay of Irish immigrant parents, he became active in the Australian Labor movement when he worked as a gold miner from 1900.’
    • ‘South Africa's AngloGold has offered 26 shares for every hundred Ashanti shares, a takeover which could make it the world's top gold miner.’