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Noun: landmark  'land,maa(r)k
  1. The position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape
    "the church steeple provided a convenient landmark"
  2. An event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend
    "the agreement was a landmark in the history of both nations";
    - turning point, watershed, cusp
  3. A mark showing the boundary of a piece of land
  4. (surgery) an anatomical structure used as a point of origin in locating other anatomical structures (as in surgery) or as point from which measurements can be taken

Derived forms: landmarks

Type of: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, juncture, occasion, place, point of reference, position, reference, reference point, structure

Encyclopedia: Landmark, Manitoba