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El Dorado

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishEl DoradoEl Do‧ra‧do, Eldorado /ˌel dəˈrɑːdəʊ/  a place of very great wealth, especially a place that people travel a long way to find, or an imaginary place that does not really exist. El Dorado comes from the ancient story of the king of a South American tribe who covered himself in gold dust and dived into a lake. Some people believed that the king’s city, El Dorado, really existed and tried to find it.
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