Vocabulary – Dahlonega Gold Rush
Gold: noun, a soft, heavy, corrosion-resistant, yellow metallic element that is highly valued, found in underground veins and alluvial deposits. Use: jewelry, alloys.
Miners: noun, somebody who works in a mine digging for minerals
Swarmed:verb, to move or gather in a large crowd
Intrusion:noun, an unwelcome presence or effect that disturbs or upsets something
Ounce:noun, a unit of weight in the avoirdupois system equal to one-sixteenth of a pound, approximately 28 g
Dome: noun, a hemispherical roof, e.g. on a palace or cathedral Tragedy; noun, an event in life that evokes feelings of sorrow or grief