the total wealth of a country, particularly the assets of the nation
The mint holds a good part of the national treasure.
“Albert is a national treasure,” says Charles Grodin, who plays Warren Yeager in the film.
Prince Philip has mysteriously metamorphosed into a national treasure instead.
And the Muppets are an institution, a national treasure, so any chance to see them in a new film is a treat.
Bush said he hoped to close Guantanamo Bay; Congressional Republicans practically consider it a national treasure.
Will the bisexual revelation dent his reputation as a national treasure?
Australians have embraced the “great Aussie cossie” and made it a national treasure.
Americans have a national treasure in the Yellowstone Park, and they should guard it jealously.
In the XVI-century religious wars the abbey was pillaged, and its library, a national treasure, was burned.
A special building is devoted to their preservation and they have been taken over by the Japanese government as national treasure.
They are at once a bond between the different classes, a national treasure, which belongs alike to rich and poor, high and low.