national treasures

Definition of national treasures

  1. :  something that is greatly valued by the people of a country The panda is considered one of China's national treasures.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of or relating to a nation

    :  nationalist

    :  comprising or characteristic of a nationality

  1. :  one that owes allegiance to or is under the protection of a nation without regard to the more formal status of citizen or subject

treasureplay treasures
  1. :  wealth (such as money, jewels, or precious metals) stored up or hoarded

    :  wealth of any kind or in any form :  riches

    :  a store of money in reserve

  1. :  to hold or keep as precious :  cherish, prize

    :  to collect and store up (something of value) for future use :  hoard

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