\ ˈtrōv How to pronounce trove (audio) \

Definition of trove

2 : a valuable collection : treasure also : haul, collection

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But in recent years, Radio Diaries has grown into so much more, bringing to life a trove of archival audio as well as interviewing older people about past historical events. Ars Staff, Ars Technica, "A few of our favorite podcasts in 2018, from new to new-to-us," 23 Dec. 2018 An extensive online library contains a trove of manuals with instructions on lone wolf terror-tactics, gunsmithing, data mining, interrogation tactics, counter-surveillance techniques, bomb making, chemical weapons creation, and guerilla warfare. Casey Newton, The Verge, "22 predictions for social media in 2019," 15 Dec. 2018 The spacecraft, which has spent 13 years exploring the Saturn system, has generated a trove of scientific data on Saturn and its moons. Chris Ciaccia, Fox News, "Alien life on Saturn's moon? Dust storms on Titan spotted for the first time," 25 Sep. 2018 While the Queen doesn't own the coveted Crown Jewels, the monarch does have a trove of valuables worth quite a pretty penny. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "A Look at How Queen Elizabeth Has Amassed Such a Large Net Worth," 26 July 2018 Atlanta Falcons Biggest Need: Defensive Tackle Dan Quinn has troves of different D-line packages for various situations. Andy Benoit,, "NFL Draft Needs: All 32 Teams," 25 Apr. 2018 In a sign of how senior Justice Department officials can become involved in investigative matters, Rosenstein approved an FBI raid earlier this month on Cohen's home, office and hotel room that seized a trove of information. Bloomberg,, "Sessions won't recuse himself in investigation of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen," 24 Apr. 2018 Right now, Google Assistant’s routines are the simplest to set up, and Google’s existing trove of data likely gives it a lead in this kind of automation and personalization. David Pierce, WSJ, "Virtual Assistants Have Hit a Wall—and It’ll Be Years Before They Reach Full Potential," 6 Jan. 2019 In May of this year, the US House Intelligence Committee published a vast trove of Facebook and Instagram ads from Russian organizations that intended to influence the election outcome. Eric Bangeman, Ars Technica, "Talk amongst yourselves: 2018’s most-commented stories on Ars," 24 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of trove

1888, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for trove

short for treasure trove

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