El Doradoes
El Dorado El` Do*ra"do, pl. {El Doradoes}. [Sp., lit., the gilt (sc. land); el the + dorado gilt, p. p. of dorare to gild. Cf. {Dorado}.] 1. A name given by the Spaniards in the 16th century to an imaginary country in the interior of South America, reputed to abound in gold and precious stones. [1913 Webster]

2. Any region of fabulous wealth; exceeding richness. [1913 Webster]

The whole comedy is a sort of El Dorado of wit. --T. Moore. [1913 Webster]


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