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national monument

noun
1.
a monument, as a historic site or geographical area, owned and maintained in the public interest by the federal government.
Origin of national monument
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism
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  • The man whom Time dubbed a “Black Leonardo,” became the first African-American to have a national monument dedicated to him.

    Growth Stocks The Daily Beast October 16, 2014
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