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Noun: klondike  'klón,dIk
  1. A form of solitaire that begins with seven piles of cards with the top cards facing up; descending sequences of cards of alternating colours 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
Noun: Klondike  'klón,dIk
  1. A region in northwestern Canada where gold was discovered in 1896 but exhausted by 1910

Derived forms: Klondikes, klondikes

Type of: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, patience [Brit], solitaire

Part of: Yukon, Yukon Territory

Encyclopedia: Klondike, Oregon