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National Trust

noun
1.
(in Britain) an organization concerned with the preservation of historic buildings and monuments and areas of the countryside of great beauty in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. It was founded in 1895 and incorporated by act of parliament in 1907. The National Trust for Scotland was founded in 1931
2.
(in Australia) a similar organization in each of the states
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  • I am speaking from the vault room of the national trust this very minute.

    Black Star's Campaign Johnston McCulley
  • I'll have every available man around the national trust Company's building.

    Black Star's Campaign Johnston McCulley
  • Verbeck parked the roadster several blocks away from the national trust Company.

    Black Star's Campaign Johnston McCulley
  • It blazed forth like a monster searchlight, and bathed in splendor the building of the national trust Company.

    Black Star's Campaign Johnston McCulley
  • That fake headquarters was placed there in order to have you send all officers to the national trust Building.

    Black Star's Campaign Johnston McCulley
  • In them were his men, he knew, and also the gold coin taken from the supposedly impregnable vault of the national trust.

    Black Star's Campaign Johnston McCulley
  • From the vault of the national trust Company had been taken a quarter of a million in gold coin.

    Black Star's Campaign Johnston McCulley
  • Mr Davitt declared that "No party or leader can consent to accept the Dunraven substitute without betraying a national trust."

    Ireland Since Parnell Daniel Desmond Sheehan
  • We have a sort of glorified dumb-waiter, and by its use can descend to the first floor of the national trust Companys building.

    The Black Star Johnston McCulley
  • He wanted to get around to the other side of the block and see what was transpiring in the national trust Companys building.

    The Black Star Johnston McCulley

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