The name Golden is believed to have come from the steppe color-direction system: black — north, blue — east, red — south, white — west, and yellow (or gold) — center. It may also refer to the colour of the Great Khan's tent, from where all power was derived.
- The Mongol invaders who invaded Europe in the 13th Century (1237) and were eventually stopped by Tamerlane in 1395.
- 1992 Webster's New World Encyclopedia. Prentice Hall.