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How do you describe "legendary scale" events/entities?

One I know is an X to end all Xes

Some say X of epic proportions

What other idioms or hyperboles could one use for something "extremely noteworthy"?

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"The mother of all X." = the greatest example of its kind

But it's casual.

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There's the King James idiom, which I think is borrowed from the Hebrew, "X of Xes", as in "Holy of Holies" and "King of Kings".

Of course there are all sorts of superlatives which can be exagerrated to hyperbole: "The greatest X in history", "the best X in the world", etc.

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