Examples of monument in a Sentence
They have erected a monument in his honor.
the Quakers disapproved of monuments, regarding them as idolatrous, so thousands of Nantucketers spend their eternal rest in complete anonymity
Recent Examples of monument from the Web
See how crop marks form in these graphics from the Wales monuments commission.
Critics, however, compare it to the notion of a monument near Berlin glorifying Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany.
Green said, noting the city does not have a monument dedicated to abolitionist Harriet Tubman, who was born in Maryland.
But some of the wrecks are already beginning to collapse and the fear is those mussels may one day reduce these silent sentinels to monuments no longer recognizable.
But several of our other episodes tackled, one in particular was sort of the white-washing of the monument issue in the U.S.
In the early 20th century Teddy Roosevelt pushed a federal system of parks, forests, and monuments.
The disinterred remains were taken to West Point and buried underneath a monument depicting Corbin.
Last year, Wheeler helped persuade the Trump administration to shrink Utah’s Bears Ears monument because of the potential for oil money.
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MONUMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of monument for English Language Learners
: a building, statue, etc., that honors a person or event
: a building or place that is important because of when it was built or because of something in history that happened there
: an example of something
MONUMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of monument for Students
- “That is a monument to the foolishness of love.”
- —Kate DiCamillo, The Tale of Despereaux
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