- ancient monument
- ancient monument nounAn old and historic building, etc scheduled for preservation, esp if in the care of the government• • •Main Entry: ↑ancient
* * *a very old building, especially one that belongs to the state and is open to visitorsThesaurus: monuments and memorialshyponym
* * *ancient monument [ancient monument] noun(in Britain) a building or place officially protected by law from being damaged or destroyed. ↑Stonehenge is an example of an ancient monument.
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Ancient monument — An ancient monument is an early historical structure or monument (e.g., an archaeological site) worthy of preservation and study due to archaeological or heritage interest.References See also * Historic preservation * Scheduled Ancient Monument… … Wikipedia
ancient monument — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ancient monument : singular ancient monument plural ancient monuments a very old building, especially one that belongs to the state and is open to visitors … English dictionary
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Monument classe (Royaume-Uni) — Monument classé (Royaume Uni) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Monument historique. Buckingham Palace, u … Wikipédia en Français