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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: a treasure trove of information 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)

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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)
Translations of “treasure trove”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无主宝藏, 无主珍宝…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無主寶藏, 無主珍寶…
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