Treasure city
Treasure Treas"ure, n. [OE. tresor, tresour, F. tr['e]sor, L. thesaurus, Gr. ? a stone laid up, treasure, probably from the root of ? to put, place. See {Thesis}, and cf. {Thesaurus}.] 1. Wealth accumulated; especially, a stock, or store of money in reserve. [1913 Webster]

This treasure hath fortune unto us given. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. A great quantity of anything collected for future use; abundance; plenty. [1913 Webster]

We have treasures in the field, of wheat and of barley, and of oil and of honey. --Jer. xli. 8. [1913 Webster]

3. That which is very much valued. [1913 Webster]

Ye shall be peculiar treasure unto me. --Ex. xix. 5. [1913 Webster]

From thy wardrobe bring thy chiefest treasure. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

{Treasure city}, a city for stores and magazines. --Ex. i. 11. [1913 Webster]


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