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landmark

land·mark

landmark

 
 
pronunciation:
laend mark
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a feature of the landscape that serves as a point of reference, a guide for travelers, or a boundary marker.
similar words:
bench mark, boundary, cairn, guide, marker
definition 2: a marker erected to commemorate a place or an event in a place.
synonyms:
monument
similar words:
marker
definition 3: a historic building.
 
definition 4: an event or action that marks a significant development or change.
The court's decision on voting rights was a landmark.
synonyms:
milestone
similar words:
turning point, watershed
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: denoting a building or event of historic significance.
synonyms:
historic
similar words:
momentous, significant
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