an Aladdin's cave

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an Aladdin's cave

A place full of treasures. (In The Arabian Nights, Aladdin finds a magic lamp in a cave.) I know you think your garage is full of junk, but to an antiques collector like me, it's an Aladdin's cave!
See also: cave

an Aladdin's cave

a place full of valuable objects.
See also: cave

an Aladdin’s ˈcave

a place full of valuable or interesting objects: He kept for his private pleasure an Aladdin’s cave of stolen masterpieces.This expression comes from a story in The Arabian Nights. Aladdin was trapped in a cave full of gold and jewels by a magician.
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Everyone who submits a vote in the BTAs is entered into a bumper draw for an Aladdin's Cave of travel treats worth tens of thousands of pounds.
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