landmark
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈlændmɑɹk/
Noun

landmark (plural landmarks)

  1. (historical) An object that marks the boundary of a piece of land (usually a stone, or a tree).
    Synonyms: merestone
  2. A recognizable natural or man-made feature used for navigation.
    Synonyms: marker, mark
  3. A notable location with historical, cultural, or geographical significance.
    Synonyms: monument, sight
  4. (figurative, also, attributive) A major event or discovery.
    Synonyms: milestone
    an important landmark in human history
    a landmark paper in neurosurgery
    a landmark ruling/case
Translations Translations Translations Verb

landmark (landmarks, present participle landmarking; past and past participle landmarked)

  1. (US) To officially designate a site or building as a landmark.



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