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national monument Syllabification: na·tion·al mon·u·ment

Definition of national monument in English:


A historic site or geographical area set aside by a national government and maintained for public use.
Example sentences
  • The site became a Dutch national monument in 1990.
  • Drive over the Bridge of Lions to visit Castillo de San Marcos national monument.
  • Visit this 130-square-mile national monument during the winter months and you'll be guaranteed plenty of elbowroom.
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