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heritage industrynoun [S]

uk   us   COMMERCE
the ​business of ​managingplaces that are important to an area's ​history and encouraging ​people to visit them: The ​tourism and ​heritageindustry in New York has ​created many ​jobs and ​generated great ​taxwealth.
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