Goudkust etymology

Dutch word Goudkust comes from Dutch goud ((chemistry) gold. (heraldry) or, gold.), Dutch kust

Detailed word origin of Goudkust

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
goud Dutch (nld) (chemistry) gold. (heraldry) or, gold.
kust Dutch (nld) (obsolete, figuratively) A border, seem, edge, fringe etc.. A coastal region. The coast, seaside. The shoreline (obsolete) a choice, chosing. (obsolete) something chosen.
Goudkust Dutch (nld) The Gold Coast, a colonized coastal part of West Africa, most of which became Ghana.