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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.
See also: cave
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A quadbike, a ring, a toy bear and a |1930s Cartier snuffbox are among an Aladdin's Cave of property seized by police which will be sold at Clwyd Auction Centre on Monday
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The bag in the possession of the flaxen-haired felon was opened to reveal a veritable Aladdin's Cave of misappropriated miscellany, and the culprit was duly detained, pending the arrival of the local gendarmes, by the time-honoured method of being sat upon.
I like to think of us as Aladdin's cave," said Robert Avellano who oversees the art gallery's diverse collection of western, fantasy and floral prints.
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.
The walk will finish at the Teesside Archives with refreshments and a tour around the archives themselves - a chance to see what is an Aladdin's cave of local history.
Expect Times New Roman a magical 3D flying carpet ride, laugh-out-loud and an Aladdin's cave of lavish sets and costumes .
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Lime for her vodka it's been quite a day A Halloween costume To go out and play She's been coming here all her life To this Aladdin's cave of wonderful delights Her mum put her on the roundabout And sat for a coffee A quarter of pick and mix and dad stole the coffees Memories like this you cannot buy But everything else is sold inside.
THE Workshop Galleries at Woodhorn Museum near Ashington will be transformed into an Aladdin's cave of festive gift ideas when the annual Christmas Craft Fayre is held on Sunday December 2 from 11am to 4pm.
It was just one of those things, one of the many things in this Aladdin's cave of an old building we use as our base in Glasgow.