limited edition

noun

Definition of limited edition 

: an issue of something collectible (such as books, prints, or medals) that is advertised to be limited to a relatively small number of copies

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Two merchandise carts are offering limited edition Toy Story Land opening shirts and mugs, light-up plastic tumblers, a Slinky Dog headband and special Magic Bands among other items. Gabrielle Russon, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Disney Toy Story Land first look: Details bring attraction to life," 28 June 2018 The limited edition bag is on sale for 99 cents at participating HomeGoods stores across the country. Julia Preszler, BostonGlobe.com, "Top bank, a reusable shopping bag, and a scholarship in memory of a Salem State student," 8 June 2018 In honor of Prince George’s second birthday in 2015, the Royal Mint released a limited edition commemorative coin featuring the legend of St. George and the dragon on one side, and a portrait of George s great-grandmother, the Queen, on the other. Erin Hill, PEOPLE.com, "Happy St. George's Day! Why Today Has Special Meaning for the Royal Baby's Birth," 23 Apr. 2018 Only 10 of the limited edition legendary muscle cars will be built, each with the original Ford VIN and the original signatures of Carroll Shelby and Don McCain, who started the program 50 years ago, according to a news release. Hasan Dudar, Detroit Free Press, "A 1967 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake, built today, while supplies last," 22 May 2018 The limited edition will go on sale in select stores at noon, and commonsmart will be selling 85 copies of this rare single online. Billboard Japan, Billboard, "Ryuichi Sakamoto to Release Vinyl Single for Record Store Day 2018," 20 Apr. 2018 Had his return happened six months ago, it surely would have been celebrated with a stack of headlines, a swath of ludicrous comments and possibly the timed release of a limited edition Big Baller Brand passport holder. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, "NBA beware: LaVar Ball is back and it's only a matter of time before he starts talking," 3 May 2018 According to MacRumors, Apple is gearing up to announce the release of a limited edition red iPhone today. Troy L. Smith, cleveland.com, "Apple seeing red with latest iPhone," 9 Apr. 2018 The limited edition ciders will be served until they're gone. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "Happy birthday, America! 35 restaurants celebrating with Fourth of July food, drink deals," 29 June 2018

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1818, in the meaning defined above

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limited edition

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English Language Learners Definition of limited edition

: a special book, picture, medal, etc., for which only a small number of copies are produced and sold

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