Noun(1) a structure erected to commemorate persons or events(2) an important site that is marked and preserved as public property(3) a burial vault (usually for some famous person
(1) And plans are now in place to erect a monument to celebrate their achievements.(2) a monument to Magellan is in the main square of the city(3) The shrine was included in the collection as an important monument in the history of Japanese architecture, no more, no less.(4) The winner of a design for a monument to commemorate the signing of the Freedom Charter in Kliptown is to be announced today in the township.(5) After his death, the Athenians honored his memory with a statue, and a monument to him was erected in his own country.(6) Her admirers later had a monument placed over her grave.(7) He realized this was not just a monument but also a grave, and the inscription was an epitaph.(8) The second type of tomb was erected as a monument to honour the dead and to preserve their memory.(9) That he might be considered a hero is evidenced by the monument on his grave which was paid for by the passengers on his train, in recognition of his sacrifice.(10) a handsome monument of granite is placed over the grave(11) The late sculptor James McKenna was hailed as one of the best sculptors of the millennium at the unveiling of a monument at his grave in Newbridge last week.(12) The passengers erected a monument to honour him.(13) Once there a top New York sculptor will work the stone into a fitting monument to be given pride of place within the new gardens.(14) Beyond that, the clan system is the ultimate monument to the genealogical structure of society.(15) The monument was erected on September 12 1993 and is a memorial to the talented performer who lived and worked in the area.(16) The event also felt like a monument to the architectural establishment.
(1) national monument :: nasionale monument
1. memorial ::
2. gravestone ::
3. testament ::
4. repository ::
Different Formsmonument, monuments
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