the jewel in the crown


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the jewel in the crown

the best or most valuable thing in a group This college is the jewel in the crown of the city's university.
See also: crown, jewel

the jewel in the crown

the best or most valuable thing in a group of things (often + of ) The island of Tresco, with its beautiful tropical gardens, is the jewel in the crown of the Scilly Isles.
See also: crown, jewel