ancient monument

noun

British a historical building or the remains of one, usually dating from no later than the medieval period, that has been designated as worthy of preservation and is often in the care of a government department

Nearby words

  1. ancient,
  2. ancient arabic order of nobles of the mystic shrine,
  3. ancient greek,
  4. ancient history,
  5. ancient lights,
  6. ancient mystic order rosae crucis,
  7. ancient of days,
  8. ancient regime,
  9. ancient wisdom,
  10. anciently

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