land·mark noun \-ˌmärk\
: an object or structure on land that is easy to see and recognize
: a building or place that was important in history
: a very important event or achievement
: an object (as a stone or tree) that marks the boundary of land
a : a conspicuous object on land that marks a locality
b : an anatomical structure used as a point of orientation in locating other structures
: an event or development that marks a turning point or a stage
: a structure (as a building) of unusual historical and usually aesthetic interest; especially : one that is officially designated and set aside for preservation
Examples of LANDMARK
- The Golden Gate Bridge is a famous landmark in San Francisco.
- The battlefield is a national historical landmark.
- The moon landing is a landmark in space exploration.
- The decision was a landmark in legal history.
First Known Use of LANDMARK
before 12th century
Other Civil Engineering Terms
Rhymes with LANDMARK
, blue shark
, check mark
, chop mark
, hash mark
, horned lark
, space mark
, stress mark
, theme park
, whale shark
land·mark noun \-ˌmärk\ (Medical Dictionary)
: an anatomical structure used as a point of orientation in locating other structures (as in surgical procedures)
: a point on the body or skeleton from which anthropological measurements are taken
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