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
Full Definition of national monument
: a place of historic, scenic, or scientific interest set aside for preservation usually by presidential proclamation
Examples of national monument
the Statue of Liberty National Monument
First Known Use of national monument
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