Aladdin's cave


Aladdin's cave
n. a place of great riches.
Etymology: Aladdin in the Arabian Nights' Entertainments

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Aladdin's cave noun (figurative)
A place full of wonderful treasures
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Main Entry:Aladdin

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Aladdin’s Cave UK [əˌlædɪnz ˈkeɪv] US [əˌlæd(ə)nz ˈkeɪv] noun [countable] [singular Aladdin’s Cave plural Aladdin’s Caves] british
Etymology
From the story of Aladdin in the Arabian Nights who finds gold, jewels, and other valuable things in a secret place.
a place that is full of exciting and unexpected things
Thesaurus: special, unusual or exciting things, events and peoplesynonym

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Aˌladdin's ˈcave 7 [Aladdin's cave Aladdin's caves] noun
a place where there are many wonderful objects
 
Word Origin:
from Aladdin, from Arabic ‘Alā' al-dīn.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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