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landmark

land·mark

landmark

 
 
pronunciation:
laend mark
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a point in a landscape that is used as a reference or marks a boundary.
The large red house on the corner is the landmark for our street.
similar words:
boundary, guide, marker
definition 2: a historic building.
The old inn where George Washington once slept is a landmark.
 
definition 3: an event that marks an important change.
The college's decision to allow women to attend was a landmark in education.
synonyms:
milestone
similar words:
watershed
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