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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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 Geerhart and Keesing met more than a dozen years ago when Bear Family commissioned a box set featuring music released during and inspired by the Cold War of the 1950s and ’60s. Randy Lewis, latimes.com, "New boxed set 'Battleground Korea' documents music from 'forgotten' war," 30 May 2018 This remarkable new box set spans four concerts from the Davis quintet’s fractious tour, which have been passed around for years in semiofficial packages but have never before received the proper Columbia remaster-and-release treatment. Jon Pareles, New York Times, "The Playlist: Shawn Mendes Shows His Scars, and 9 More New Songs," 23 Mar. 2018 There’s at least a double album and maybe even a box set of nostalgia in Chicago right now for the Loop, the classic-rock radio station at 97.9 FM whose new owners will switch it over to a Christian format Saturday. Steve Johnson, chicagotribune.com, "WLUP nostalgia: It's hard to miss what's no longer there," 7 Mar. 2018 Now, the box set and the lip liners are already sold out. Sarah Spellings, The Cut, "Get Aaliyah’s M.A.C Makeup Collection Before It Sells Out," 21 June 2018

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1895, in the meaning defined above

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