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 in a sentence
the Statue of Liberty National Monument
First Known Use of national monument
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