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Noun: monument  món-yu-munt
  1. A structure erected to commemorate persons or events
    - memorial
     
  2. An important site that is marked and preserved as public property
     
  3. A burial vault (usually for some famous person)
    - repository
     
  4. An lasting reminder of something; an exceptional achievement
    "He helped to found a great magazine which will be a monument to his memory"

Derived forms: monuments

Type of: burial chamber, construction, land site, sepulcher [US], sepulchre [Brit, Cdn], sepulture, site, structure

Encyclopedia: Monument, Oregon