Meaning of “treasure trove” in the English Dictionary

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"treasure trove" in British English

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treasure trovenoun

uk /ˈtreʒ.ə ˌtrəʊv/ us /ˈtreʒ.ɚ ˌtroʊv/
a treasure trove of sth

a place that is full of something good:

Though small, this museum is a veritable treasure trove of history.

[ C or U ] UK 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.

(Definition of “treasure trove” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"treasure trove" in American English

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treasure trovenoun [ C ]

us /ˈtreʒ·ər ˌtroʊv/

a collection of valuable things:

The book was a treasure trove of information.

(Definition of “treasure trove” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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