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monuments

noun
plural of monument

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1 a shaped stone laid over or erected near a grave and usually bearing an inscription to identify and preserve the memory of the deceased
  • the Quakers disapproved of monuments, regarding them as idolatrous, so thousands of Nantucketers spend their eternal rest in complete anonymity

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2 something that serves to keep alive the memory of a person or event
  • a moving monument to the great war and a tribute to the untold millions who died in it

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“Monuments.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/monuments. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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