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national monument

n.
A natural landmark or a structure or site of historic interest set aside by a national government and maintained for public enjoyment or study.

na′tional mon′ument


n.
a historic site or natural landmark maintained in the public interest by the federal government.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.national monument - memorial consisting of a structure or natural landmark of historic interestnational monument - memorial consisting of a structure or natural landmark of historic interest; set aside by national government for preservation and public enjoyment
monument, memorial - a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
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Considering that this memorial complex is on the Provisional List of National Monuments, the decision to proclaim that site as a national monument will be prepared in order to prescribe preserving measures, and so that the preservation project could apply for resources from foreign funds.
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