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- 1. Klondike
- usage: a region in northwestern Canada where gold was discovered in 1896 but exhausted by 1910
- 2. klondike, solitaire, patience
- usage: a form of solitaire that begins with seven piles of cards with the top cards facing up; descending sequences of cards of alternating colors 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
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