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national monument

noun

Simple Definition of national monument

  • : a place (such as an old building or an area of land) that is owned and protected by a national government because of its natural beauty or its importance to history or science

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of national monument

  1. :  a place of historic, scenic, or scientific interest set aside for preservation usually by presidential proclamation

Examples of national monument in a sentence

  1. the Statue of Liberty National Monument



1879

First Known Use of national monument

1879


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