box set

noun
variants: or boxed set

Definition of box set 

: a collection of related items packaged together in a box and sold as a single unit The box set includes all of the band's albums and singles. a 10-DVD boxed set of the television show's first season a 4-volume box set

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Just kidding — there is no partridge in a pear tree in the box set. George Varga, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Guns N' Roses to release 'Appetite for Destruction'' box set: Here's the full song list.," 3 May 2018 Each Hikidashi box set comes with six pieces, featuring two boxes in each of the three sizes Marie deemed best to storing clothes and accessories. Candace Braun Davison, House Beautiful, "Marie Kondo Launched New Organizing Boxes To Help You Finally Declutter Your Life," 24 July 2018 This was the early '90s, before planes had individual screens, so the promise of that candy mid-flight was as exciting then as realizing now that your JetBlue flight has the complete box set of Sopranos. Condé Nast Traveler, "How to Raise a Little Traveler," 16 July 2018 The Reworks comes on the heels of a complete catalog reissue of Pendulum's work in a box set. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Pendulum Gets 'The Reworks' From Skrillex, Noisia, Moby, ATTLAS & More: Listen," 29 June 2018 The expansive double album drops Sept. 28, with a deluxe box set to follow. Sofia Mele, Billboard, "'Rick and Morty' Soundtrack to Be Released," 12 July 2018 The new box set edition of Guns N' Roses' Appetite For Destruction (Polydor/UMC/Universal) sees the 1987 landmark back on the chart at No. Paul Sexton, Billboard, "George Ezra's 'Shotgun' Becomes First U.K. No. 1 Single to Include Video Streams," 7 July 2018 The effort grew to 12 boxes that first year to having 34 boxes set up at 20 sites this year, with most on forest preserve land in Kane and Cook counties. Mike Danahey, Elgin Courier-News, "American kestrel falcon fledglings banded at Muirhead Springs Forest Preserve," 29 June 2018 Who’s this Colin Moran guy and which tattoo artists would be willing to exchange my 1997 Topps box set for some ink? Kenny Ducey, SI.com, "Midseason Report Card: The NL Central Is Baseball's Most Exciting Division," 29 June 2018

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1895, in the meaning defined above

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