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
Directly on the border is Tijuana’s Plaza Monumental bullring as well as the international border monument.
Roosevelt, says James Barber, historian and curator at the National Portrait Gallery, was chosen to represent the nation’s development and to carry the monument’s narrative into the 20th century.
The immense earthworks the war left in Europe and Asia will endure long after the official monuments have been carted off to make room for new subdivisions.
Fishing groups said the monument takes too large of an area away from fishermen.
The Sims statue is the only monument in the city that the commission recommended to move.
Zembo, 26, came to the monument in February after working on Public Square for three years for the Downtown Cleveland Alliance.
Sheffield Hale, president and chief executive officer of the Atlanta History Center, wrote that context should be added whether the monuments are moved or not.
These are the monuments that appear on most film historians’ maps.
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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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