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land·mark

 (lănd′märk′)
n.
1. A prominent identifying feature of a landscape.
2. A fixed marker, such as a concrete block, that indicates a boundary line.
3. An event marking an important stage of development or a turning point in history.
4. A building or site with historical significance, especially one marked for preservation by a municipal or national government.
adj.
Having great import or significance: a landmark court ruling.
tr.v. land·marked, land·mark·ing, land·marks
To accord the status of a landmark to; declare to be a landmark.

landmark

(ˈlændˌmɑːk)
n
1. a prominent or well-known object in or feature of a particular landscape
2. an important or unique decision, event, fact, discovery, etc
3. a boundary marker or signpost

land•mark

(ˈlændˌmɑrk)
n.
1. a prominent or conspicuous object on land that serves as a guide, esp. to ships at sea or to travelers on a road; a distinguishing landscape feature marking a site or location.
2. something used to mark the boundary of land.
3. a building or other place of outstanding historical, aesthetic, or cultural importance.
4. a significant or historic event, juncture, achievement, etc.
v.t.
5. to declare (a building, site, etc.) a landmark.
[before 1000]

landmark

A feature, either natural or artificial, that can be accurately determined on the ground from a grid reference.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.landmark - the position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscapelandmark - the position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape; "the church steeple provided a convenient landmark"
position, place - the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place"
2.landmark - an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments dependlandmark - an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend; "the agreement was a watershed in the history of both nations"
juncture, occasion - an event that occurs at a critical time; "at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave"; "it was needed only on special occasions"
Fall of Man - (Judeo-Christian mythology) when Adam and Eve ate of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the Garden of Eden, God punished them by driving them out of the Garden of Eden and into the world where they would be subject to sickness and pain and eventual death
road to Damascus - a sudden turning point in a person's life (similar to the sudden conversion of the Apostle Paul on the road from Jerusalem to Damascus of arrest Christians)
3.landmark - a mark showing the boundary of a piece of land
point of reference, reference point, reference - an indicator that orients you generally; "it is used as a reference for comparing the heating and the electrical energy involved"
mearstone, meerestone, merestone - an old term for a landmark that consisted of a pile of stones surmounted by an upright slab
4.landmark - 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
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
craniometric point - a landmark on the skull from which craniometric measurements can be taken
surgery - the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures; "he is professor of surgery at the Harvard Medical School"

landmark

noun
1. feature, spectacle, monument The Ambassador Hotel is a Los Angeles landmark.
2. milestone, turning point, watershed, critical point a landmark arms control treaty
3. boundary marker, cairn, benchmark, signpost, milepost an abandoned landmark on top of Townsville's Castle Hill
Translations
عَلامَهمَعْلَمُمَعْلَم، حَدَث عظيم
historická událostorientační bodpamětihodnost
landmærkemilepælvartegn
maamerkki
znamenitost
irányponttereptárgy
kennileiti, leiîarmarktímamót, òáttaskil
ランドマーク
표지물
historická udalosťorientačný bod
milstolpe
สิ่งที่เป็นลักษณะเด่นของภูมิประเทศ
dönüm noktasınirengi noktasıönemli olaysınır işareti
điểm định vị

landmark

[ˈlændmɑːk] N
1. (Naut) → marca f, señal f fija; (= boundary mark) → mojón m
2. (= well-known thing) → punto m de referencia
3. (= important event) → hito m
to be a landmark in historymarcar un hito en la historia, ser un hito histórico
it was a landmark case (Jur) → el caso sentó precedente

landmark

[ˈlændmɑːrk]
n
(= building, natural feature) (visible from far away)(point m de) repère m
(= sight) → monument m
Big Ben is one of London's most famous landmarks → Big Ben est l'un des monument les plus célèbres de Londres.
(fig) (= turning point) to be a landmark → faire date or époque
modif [case, decision, ruling] → qui fait jurisprudence

landmark

[ˈlændˌmɑːk] npunto di riferimento; (event) → pietra miliare
a landmark in history → una pietra miliare nella storia

land

(lӕnd) noun
1. the solid part of the surface of the Earth which is covered by the sea. We had been at sea a week before we saw land.
2. a country. foreign lands.
3. the ground or soil. He never made any money at farming as his land was poor and stony.
4. an estate. He owns land/lands in Scotland.
verb
1. to come or bring down from the air upon the land. The plane landed in a field; They managed to land the helicopter safely; She fell twenty feet, but landed without injury.
2. to come or bring from the sea on to the land. After being at sea for three months, they landed at Plymouth; He landed the big fish with some help.
3. to (cause to) get into a particular (usually unfortunate) situation. Don't drive so fast – you'll land (yourself) in hospital/trouble!
ˈlanding noun
1. (an act of) coming or bringing to shore or to ground. an emergency landing; (also adjective) a landing place.
2. a place for coming ashore.
3. the level part of a staircase between flights of steps. Her room was on the first floor, across the landing from mine.
ˈlanding-gear noun
the parts of an aircraft that carry the load when it lands. The accident was caused by the failure of the plane's landing-gear.
ˈlanding-stage noun
a platform, fixed or floating, on which to land passengers or goods from a boat.
ˈlandlocked adjective
enclosed by land. a landlocked country; That area is completely landlocked.
ˈlandlordfeminine ˈlandlady (plural ˈlandladies) – noun
1. a person who has tenants or lodgers. My landlady has just put up my rent.
2. a person who keeps a public house. The landlord of the `Swan' is Mr Smith.
ˈlandmark noun
1. an object on land that serves as a guide to seamen or others. The church-tower is a landmark for sailors because it stands on the top of a cliff.
2. an event of great importance.
land mine
a mine laid on or near the surface of the ground, which is set off by something passing over it.
ˈlandowner noun
a person who owns land, especially a lot of land.
ˈLandrover® (-rouvə) noun
a type of strong motor vehicle used for driving over rough ground.
ˈlandslide noun
a piece of land that falls down from the side of a hill. His car was buried in the landslide.
ˈlandslide (victory) noun
a clear victory in an election. Their political party won a landslide victory.
ˈlandslide defeat noun
a clear defeat in an election.
land up
to get into a particular, usually unfortunate, situation, especially through one's own fault. If you go on like that, you'll land up in jail.
land with
to burden (someone) with (an unpleasant task). She was landed with the job of telling him the bad news.
see how the land lies
to take a good look at the circumstances before making a decision.

landmark

مَعْلَمُ pamětihodnost landmærke Wahrzeichen ορόσημο lugar conocido maamerkki repère znamenitost punto di riferimento ランドマーク 표지물 landmerk landemerke punkt orientacyjny marco веха milstolpe สิ่งที่เป็นลักษณะเด่นของภูมิประเทศ sınır işareti điểm định vị 地标
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