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Noun
/ˈmänyəmənt/,
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monuments, plural;
  1. A statue, building, or other structure erected to commemorate a famous or notable person or event

  2. A statue or other structure placed by or over a grave in memory of the dead

  3. A building, structure, or site that is of historical importance or interest
    • - the amphitheater is one of the many Greek monuments in Sicily
  4. An outstanding, enduring, and memorable example of something
    • - recordings that are a monument to the art of playing the piano
  5. A marker, typically of concrete or stone, placed at the boundary of a piece of property


  1. memorial: a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
  2. an important site that is marked and preserved as public property
  3. repository: a burial vault (usually for some famous person)
  4. A monument is a type of structure either explicitly created to commemorate a person or important event or which has become important to a social group as a part of their remembrance of past events. They are frequently used to improve the appearance of a city or location. ...
  5. Monument is the sixth studio album by Trance duo Blank & Jones. It was released in 2004.
  6. Monument is the second full-length album by Swedish heavy metal band Grand Magus. The album was released on November 25, 2003 in Europe and in the United States.
  7. Pacific Magazines is a magazine publisher operating in Australia and New Zealand, owned by Seven Media Group. It has it roots in the Southdown Press, the publishers of New Idea and long owned by the Murdoch family. ...
  8. Monument is a science fiction novel written by Lloyd Biggle, Jr. and published in 1974. The subject of destructive tourism is serious, but as usual with Biggle, the treatment is in a lighter vein, and at times frankly humorous.
  9. Monument is the self-released first album by American instrumental progressive rock band Scale the Summit, and was released on July 10, 2007.
  10. A structure built for commemorative or symbolic reasons, or as a memorial; a commemoration; An important site owned by the community as a whole; An exceptionally or prideful achievement; An important burial vault or tomb; A legal document; A surveying reference point marked by a permanently ...
  11. (MONUMENTS) Visible markers, both natural and artificial objects, which are used to establish the lines and boundaries of a survey.
  12. (Monuments) General Antonio Maceo · Cenotaph · Donald Sangster · George William Gordon & Paul Bogle · Marcus Garvey · Nanny of the Maroons · Norman Manley · Sam Sharp · Sir Alexander Bustamante · Negro Aroused · Statue of Father Joseph Dupont · Statue of Hon. ...
  13. (Monuments) Golghar · Patna Museum · Kargil Chowk · Mahatma Gandhi Setu
  14. (Monuments) Great Pyramid of Giza, Khufu ship
  15. (Monuments) Objects or marks used to fix or establish a boundary.
  16. (Monuments) Pylons IV and V, two obelisks, and a hypostyle hall at Karnak
  17. (monuments) Elements of the landscape that have symbolic meaning, usually for national and ethnic groups (e.g. war memorials).
  18. A fixed object or point, either natural or man-made, used in making a survey.
  19. A permanently placed survey marker such as a stone shaft sunk into the ground.
  20. A fixed object established by surveyors and used to locate certain points in boundaries (used in metes and bounds land descriptions). Can be metal or stone markers, posts, trees, streams, or rivers.
  21. An object or mark employed by a surveyor to fix or to establish boundaries or land location.
  22. Permanent physical structure marking the location of a survey point. Common types of monuments are inscribed metal tablets set in concrete posts; and metal rods driven in the ground.
  23. From the same root as mind, monster, money, mosaic (to think). A building or sculpture of memorial. Also a tombstone, something of historical significance, outstanding achievement, written document, marker of boundary.
  24. A natural or manmade fixed object used as a permanent reference point for surveying or to mark land ownership boundaries.
  25. A visible, permanent object, marked by a surveyor, to indicate the boundaries of land. May be artificial, such as post, or natural, such as a tree or large stone.