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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Pando′ra's box′(n.)

  1. a source of extensive but unforeseen troubles or problems.

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  1. Pandora's box(noun)

    (Greek mythology) a box that Zeus gave to Pandora with instructions that she not open it; she gave in to her curiosity and opened it; all the miseries and evils flew out to afflict mankind


  1. Pandora's Box

    Pandora's Box was a female pop music group assembled by Jim Steinman in the 1980s. Some of its members had previously worked with Steinman, in the ensemble Fire Inc., on the album Bat Out of Hell, on live shows and on other studio recordings. They produced one concept album, Original Sin, released in 1989.

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