anything of national significance which is handed down and preserved through generations, esp. architecture, landscapes, documents, and other artifacts; also, a body set up to carry out this preservation
In a national heritage area, natural, cultural, historical, and recreational resources combine to form a cohesive, nationally distinctive landscape arising from patterns of human activity shaped by geography.
They are a part of “our national heritage” and should be protected.
In the exile, the stricken nation came to value and honor its national heritage as never before.
Proud of their noble deeds; they constitute our national heritage.
What a national heritage is this capacity for fellowship, gaiety, and harmless mirth!