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treasure trove

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈtreʒ.əˌtrəʊv/  us   /-ɚˌtroʊv/
a large amount of money or a large number of valuable objects found hidden somewhere and seeming to belong to no one: A Roman soldier's pay, found by a metal detector enthusiast in Norfolk, has been declared treasure trove.a treasure trove of sth a place that is full of something good: a treasure trove of information Though small, this museum is a veritable treasure trove of history.
Translations of “treasure trove”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無主寶藏, 無主珍寶…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无主宝藏, 无主珍宝…
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