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monument

mon·u·ment

monument

 
 
pronunciation:
man y mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something made or erected in commemoration of an event, achievement, or person.
synonyms:
landmark, memorial, shrine
similar words:
cromlech, gravestone, headstone, marker, megalith, pillar, shaft, tomb, tombstone
definition 2: something maintained in the public interest for its aesthetic or historical significance.
synonyms:
national monument
similar words:
memorial, national park
definition 3: an outstanding or exceptional example.
a monument of great research
synonyms:
paragon
similar words:
exemplar, ideal, model, pattern, prototype, standard
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