Meaning of El Dorado

El Do•ra•do

Pronunciation: (el" du-rä'dō, -rā'- or, Sp., el dô-rä'ô for 1, 2 el" du-rā'dō for 3, 4), [key]
  1. a legendary treasure city of South America, sought by the early Spanish explorers.
  2. any place offering great wealth.
  3. a city in S Arkansas. 26,685.
  4. a town in S Kansas. 10,510.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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