treasure house


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treas′ure house`

or treas′ure-house`,


n.
1. a place or source where many things of value or worth may be found.
2. a building or room where valuables are stored; treasury.
[1425–75]
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Noun1.treasure house - a storehouse for treasurestreasure house - a storehouse for treasures    
storehouse, depot, entrepot, storage, store - a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the docks"

treasure house

noun
A place where one keeps one's valuables:
Translations

treasure house

n a treasure house of knowledge (fig) → un pozzo di scienza
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He went under the welkin, until he saw most clearly the wine hall, the treasure house of men, variegated with vessels.
The king's letter was written in blue characters upon a rare and precious skin of yellowish colour, and these were the words of it: "The King of the Indies, before whom walk a thousand elephants, who lives in a palace, of which the roof blazes with a hundred thousand rubies, and whose treasure house contains twenty thousand diamond crowns, to the Caliph Haroun al Raschid sends greeting.
This was the treasure house of the band, and thither Robin Hood went and, unlocking the door, entered the chamber, from which he brought forth a bag of gold which he gave to Little John, to pay Hugh Longshanks withal, for the cloth of Lincoln green.
But no living man had looted this treasure house, and the dead were dead; wherefore John Thornton and Pete and Hans, with Buck and half a dozen other dogs, faced into the East on an unknown trail to achieve where men and dogs as good as themselves had failed.
The Azerbaijan National Art Museum is a treasure house that preserves national moral values and cultural heritage.
She said that the primary purpose of the museum is to educate and edify present and future generations of Pakistan and to create a treasure house for the nation more valuable than the vault of any bank in the world.
He said that the primary purpose of the museum is to educate and edify present and future generations and to create a treasure house for the nation more valuable than the vault of any bank in the world.
The Rampur Raza Library is a treasure house of Indo Islamic learning and arts which was set up by the Rampur State which was founded by Nawab Faizullah Khan in 1774.
com Three Plays - Treasure House Theatre at World Museum, October 22-23 Three Plays: Riders to the Sea, The Shadow of the Glen and Purgatory at the Treasure House Theatre at the World Museum explores the theme of the undead and how the Irish peasantry's relationship between the living and the dead has been full of mysticism and myth.
The subject of the tender is the implementation of the project "Reconstruction and modernization of Treasure House of Culture" in Ostrava - Poruba.
He called for examining the possibility of investigating this treasure house of information to find out Daesh supporters and operators in Pakistan if any.
It was once known as God's Treasure House but big finds are so rare, Scottish gold commands a top price.

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