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Definition of the noun eldorado

What does eldorado mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • eldorado: -
  • Eldorado: Eldorados

  1. an imaginary place of great wealth and opportunity; sought in South America by 16th-century explorers


  1. Eldorado is a city in and the county seat of Schleicher County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,951 at the 2000 census, but dropped to 1,800 according to a July 2009 estimate. Eldorado is located on U.S. Highway 277 some 21 miles north of Sonora and 43 miles south of San Angelo, Texas.
  2. Eldorado is a city in Saline County, Illinois, United States. The population was 4,122 at the 2010 census, with a 1925 peak of 8,000. Although the city's name is spelled as if it were Spanish, the name was originally "Elder-Reado"—a combination of the last names of the town's two founders, Judge Samuel Elder and Joseph Read. According to legend, a signpainter for the railroad painted the name "Eldorado" on the train depot; as a result, the spelling and pronunciation was forever changed.
  3. Eldorado is a city in the center-northeast of the province of Misiones, Argentina. It has 54,189 habitants as per the 2001 census [INDEC], making it the third most populated city in the province, and is the head town of the Eldorado Department. It is located on the left-hand banks of the Upper Paraná River, on National Route 12, about 100 km from the Iguazú Falls and 206 km from the provincial capital Posadas, on the Argentina-Paraguay border.
  4. Eldorado is a town in Jackson County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 446 at the 2010 census.
  5. Eldorado is a village in Preble County, Ohio, United States. The population was 509 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.
    • also known as Eldorado, Ohio; Preble County / Eldorado village
    • part of Preble County, Ohio
  6. Eldorado EL-də-RAY-doh is a town in Dorchester County, Maryland, United States. The population was 59 at the 2010 census.
  7. Eldorado is a town in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,447 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Eldorado is located in the town.
  8. Eldorado is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population in 2004 was estimated at 14,654 and the area at 1660.3 km². Eldorado is one of 29 cities in São Paulo considered to be a purely touristic city, by the state's laws. Because of this it has extra funding and has changed its name to Estância Turística de Eldorado.
    • also known as Eldorado, Sao Paulo; Eldorado, São Paulo
    • part of Brazil, São Paulo
  9. Eldorado is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Its population was 11,080 and its area is 1,018 km².

There are other places with in their name, like Eldorado Reno, Eldorado do Sul, Eldorado Township, Eldorado High School, East Eldorado Township, Eldorado National Forest.


  1. Eldorado is a musical group.
    • also known as Eldorado (Spain)
    • members:
    • albums: "Golden", "Dorado", "Paranormal Radio", "Antigravity Sound Machine"
    • nomination:
      • nominated to Independent Music Award for Best Album - Metal or Hardcore - "Golden"
      • nominated to Independent Music Award for Best Song - Metal or Hardcore - "The House of the 7 Smokestacks"
  2. ElDorado is a musical group.
    • albums: "Refrain 結城 Version", "Refrain SHOKI Version", "SILENCE", "Refrain", "AULA", "Moment", "BIRTH", "Refrain 瞬介Version", "Refrain TOMO Version", "EGOISM", "Refrain 憂 Version", "革命~Voice of Rebirth~"


Eldorado is a record label.


  1. "Eldorado" is the fourth studio album by the Electric Light Orchestra, released in 1974.
  2. "Eldorado" is an EP released only in Japan and Australia by Neil Young backed by The Restless, which consisted of Chad Cromwell and Rick Rosas.
  3. "Eldorado" is the second single by Spanish-French europop singer Miranda from her album Fiesta. The song was notified on numerous dance music compilations.
  4. "Eldorado" is the title track from the 1974 album of the same name by the Electric Light Orchestra.
  5. "Eldorado" is a musical album of Mau Mau.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  6. "Eldorado" is a musical album of Stephan Eicher.
    • released in (9 years ago)
  7. "Eldorado" is a musical album of Åge Aleksandersen.
    • released in (30 years ago)
  8. "Eldorado" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  9. "Eldorado" is a musical single of Aquapolis.
    • released in (34 years ago)
  10. "Eldorado" is a composition.
  11. "Eldorado" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  12. "Eldorado" is a musical EP of Ysé.
    • released on
  13. "Eldorado" is a musical album of High Wolf.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  14. "Eldorado" is a musical album of Ty Syčáci.
    • released on


  1. "Eldorado" is a poem written by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in April 1849.
    • language: English Language
    • subject: El Dorado
    • released on (166 years ago)
  2. "Eldorado", by Baroness Orczy is a sequel book to the classic adventure tale, The Scarlet Pimpernel. It was first published in 1913. The novel is notable in that it is the partial basis for most of the film treatments of the original book.
    • language: English Language
    • author: Baroness Emma Orczy
    • genres: Adventure fiction, Historical novel
    • released in (103 years ago)
  3. "Eldorado" is a book by Bayard Taylor.
    • also known as "Eldorado: adventures in the path of empire"; "Eldorado; or, Adventures in the path of empire; comprising a voyage to California, via Panama; life in San Francisco and Monterey; pictures of the gold region, and experiences of Mexican travel"; "Eldorado, or, Adventures in the path of empire: comprising a voyage to California, via Panama; life in San Francisco and Monterey; pictures of the gold region, and experiences of Mexican travel"; "Eldorado; or, Adventures in the path of empire, comprising a voyage to California, via Panama; life in San Francisco and Monterey; pictures of the gold region, and experiences of Mexican travel"; "Eldorado; or, Adventures in the path of empire; comprising a voyage to California, via Panama, life in San Francisco and Monterey, pictures of the gold region, and experiences of Mexican travel"; "Eldorado, or, Adventures in the path of empire: comprising a voyage to California via Panama, life in San Francisco and Monterey, pictures of the gold region, and experiences of Mexican travel"; Eldorado, or, Adventures in the path of empire
    • subject: Description and travel
  4. "Eldorado" is a book by Dale L. Walker.
    • also known as "Eldorado: The California Gold Rush"
    • genre: Biography
    • subjects: California, History of the Americas, History, United States of America, 19th century, Local


  1. Eldorado was a British soap opera that ran for only one year, from 6 July 1992 to 9 July 1993. Set in the fictional town of Los Barcos on the Costa del Sol in Spain and based around the lives of British and European expatriates, the BBC hoped it would be as successful as EastEnders and replicate some of the sunshine and glamour of imported Australian soaps such as Home and Away and Neighbours. A co-production between the BBC and independent production company Cinema Verity, Eldorado aired three times a week in a high-profile evening slot on the mainstream channel BBC1, filling the slot vacated by Terry Wogan's chat show Wogan, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7.00pm.
  2. "Eldorado" is a Belgian/French seriocomic road movie in the Belgian surrealist and absurdist tradition, directed by Bouli Lanners and selected for the Directors’ Fortnight 61st Cannes Film Festival 2008. The film received the André Cavens Award for Best Film by the Belgian Film Critics Association. It was the official entry from Belgium for the 81st Academy Awards, but was not chosen as one of the films to be nominated during the ceremony.
  3. "Eldorado" a.k.a. "El Dorado" is a 1966 American Western film produced and directed by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne and Robert Mitchum. Written by Leigh Brackett and loosely based on the novel The Stars in Their Courses by Harry Brown, the film is about a gunfighter who comes to the aid of an old friend—a drunken sheriff struggling to defend a rancher and his family against another rancher trying to steal their water. The gunfighter and drunken sheriff are helped by an aging Indian fighter and a young gambler. The supporting cast includes James Caan as the young gambler, Charlene Holt, Paul Fix, Arthur Hunnicutt, Michele Carey, and Christopher George.
  4. "Eldorado" is a British horror-comedy film written and directed by Richard Driscoll and stars Daryl Hannah, David Carradine, and Michael Madsen. It also stars Brigitte Nielsen, Kerry Washington, Jeff Fahey, Steve Guttenberg and Bill Moseley. The film's genre has been somewhat debated, and has even been called a horror/comedy/musical/road movie.
  5. "Eldorado" is a Canadian drama film, released in 1995. Directed by Charles Binamé and written by Binamé and Lorraine Richard in conjunction with its main stars, the film focuses on six young residents of Montreal trying to make sense of their directionless lives.
  6. "Eldorado" a.k.a. "The Midas Touch" is a 1989 drama film written and directed by Géza Bereményi.


Eldorado is the series finale of the HBO series Boardwalk Empire. It is the eighth episode of the fifth season, and the 56th episode of the series overall. It aired on October 26, 2014. It portrays protagonist Nucky Thompson trying to tie up loose ends before retiring from the bootlegging business, as his past comes back to haunt him.

Phrases with Eldorado

Phrases starting with the word Eldorado:

  1. Eldorado Larkspur
  2. Eldorado Broad-Nosed Bat

Phrases ending with the word Eldorado:

  1. Aroga Eldorado
  2. Pimus eldorado
  3. Beadlea Eldorado
  4. Chaceon Eldorado
  5. Phassus Eldorado
  6. Tingupa eldorado
  7. Brenthis Eldorado
  8. Clossiana Eldorado
  9. Dioscorea Eldorado
  10. Spilosoma Eldorado
  11. Cyclopogon Eldorado
  12. Eranthemum Eldorado
  13. Paltostoma Eldorado
  14. Spiranthes Eldorado
  15. Wagneriana eldorado
  16. Metleucauge eldorado
  17. Species Aroga Eldorado
  18. species Pimus eldorado

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Eldorado

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Google previewAmerican Swineherd Vol.XXXVII (1920)

Eldorado is the new boar now in service and is strictly a modern type boar of very choice blood lines.

Google previewGoing Home To Glory (2011)

A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969 by David Eisenhower, Julie Nixon Eisenhower

Like Augusta, Eldorado provides its guests with complete protection from the curious. Eldorado is a place of leisure where men accustomed to clockwork punctuality and the relentless pressures of high finance linger. Golf is taken seriously, but ...

Google previewCritical Representations of Work and Organization in Popular Culture (2007)

by Carl Rhodes, Robert Westwood

The Cadillac Eldorado is an iconic American luxury car. 6 The 'business trilogy' are the three plays GGR, American Buffalo and Speed-the-Plow that each deal with business-related themes. 7 The use of the phrase 'corrosion of character' of ...

Google previewEconomics in Film and Fiction (2009)

by Milica Z. Bookman, Aleksandra S. Bookman

Eldorado is a closed economy.

Google previewThe Parable of the Dumbass (2017)

by Antonio Scotto Di Carlo

Eldorado is an island. But a void, not water, protects it from the Unworthy Ones. The turquoise sky above each day, the shining sun over the immense orchard, a gentle breeze from the East and the fragrance of flowers in the air will cheer the ...

Google previewField Guide to the Spiders of California and the Pacific Coast States (2014)

by Richard J. Adams

Metleucauge eldorado is a large spider most frequently found along riverbanks in the shadows of boulders and fallen logs. It has a sil- very folium pattern on its back and sinuous white bands bordering a black patch on its venter. Meta PAGE ...

Google previewFruit Trade Journal and Produce Record (1903)

The Eldorado is a new variety, and as is very natural, it has created a genuine sensation in English farming circles. “Having strong disease-resisting and crop- producing qualities, growers all over the country are anxious to secure some of ...

Google previewInsiders' Guide® to Santa Fe (2009)

by Nicky Leach

Eldorado is a popular choice for the buyer who wants a house at a moderate price out of town on an acre of land with expansive views. The subdivision is large and self-contained, with its own school, fire department, library, shops, and other ...

Google previewIllinois Encyclopedia (2008)

by Caryn Hannan


Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of Middle Eastern and North African Film (2003)

by Oliver Leaman

Eldorado 1963, 88 mins, black and white, Hebrew Director: Menachem Golan Producer: Mordechai Navon Screenwriter: Menachem Golan, Amatzia Hiuni, Leo Filler Cinematographer: Nissim Leon Editor: Nellie Gilad Music: Yochanan Zarai ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Kansas (2000)

by Nancy Capace

ELDORADO LAKE, SE Kansas, near Eldorado, covering 315 acres, Eldorado Lake was created by the city and is the source of its water supply. EL QUARTELEJO, NW Kansas, in Scott County State Park lie the ruins of El Quartelejo, an adobe ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television (2014)

by Horace Newcomb

Lambert's most public project, however, has been an elaborate, high-budget soap opera, Eldorado (1992-93). Like Doctor Who, Eldorado was an attempt by the BBC to prove itself competitive in a rapidly evolving market. This time, however ...

Google previewColonial America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History (2016)

An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History by James Ciment

Eldorado. In 1588, Sir Walter Raleigh was at the height of.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the History of Missouri (1901)

A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference by Howard Louis Conard

Eldorado.— See "Luray." Eldorado Springs. — A city of the fourth class, and a popular health resort, in Cedar County, twenty-two miles northwest of Stockton, the county seat. It is reached by a branch railway from Walker, on the Missouri, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Interior Design (1997)

by Joanna Banham

Eldorado (1848) and Les Z.ones Terrestres (1855). While the ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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