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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!
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an Aladdin's cave

a place full of valuable objects.
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an Aladdin's lamp

a talisman that enables its owner to fulfil every desire.
In the Arabian Nights tale of Aladdin, the hero finds a magic lamp in a cave. He discovers that rubbing it summons a powerful genie who is able to carry out all his wishes.
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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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References in classic literature ?
After this the princess could think of nothing but a roc's egg, and when Aladdin returned from hunting he found her in a very ill humour.
It that is all," replied Aladdin, "you shall soon be happy.
But when the magician came near, Aladdin, seizing his dagger, pierced him to the heart.
Not so," replied Aladdin, "but a wicked magician," and told her of how she had been deceived.
CHICAGO, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aladdin Knowledge Systems , an information security leader specializing in authentication, software DRM and content security, today announced Aladdin eSafe received a perfect five-star rating in every category of SC Magazine's March 2008 anti-malware Group Test, recognizing Aladdin eSafe's real-time protection and "full gambit of email and web safeguards.
The new Aladdin-Kaspersky partnership allows Aladdin to offers its customers an additional source of protection that complements eSafe's already powerful anti-virus and anti-vandal security solution.
The Aladdin Resort & Casino, built on the site of the 1966 Aladdin Hotel (corner of Harmon Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard South), this time pumps up the voltage of the concept with a half-million-square-foot mall, Desert Passage, which curls around it.
The Aladdin eToken, which is about the size of an average house key, is easy to use and highly portable, providing users with powerful authentication by requiring something they have -- the tamper-proof eToken -- and something they know -- a password.
ZTE will distribute a projected 22,000 Aladdin eToken devices in 2008.
While the 2,567-room Aladdin may not be the biggest resort in town (that honor goes to the 5,005-room MGM Grand), it offers amenities rarely found elsewhere.
It is truly an honor for Aladdin HASP SRM to receive such premier recognition as a finalist for an SIIA Codie Award," said Avi Barir, vice president of software DRM at Aladdin Knowledge Systems.
Everything about this sequel is far better than ``The Return of Jafar,'' from the adventure plot, which takes Aladdin into the legendary cave of the 40 Thieves, to the brighter, more sophisticated animation.
entered an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) relationship with Aladdin to distribute the product and re-branded it as the VeriSign Hybrid token.