- any fixed object used to mark the boundary of a piece of land
- any prominent feature of the landscape, as a tree or building, serving to identify a particular locality
- an event, discovery, etc. considered as a high point or turning point in the history or development of something
- The definition of a landmark is a building or an object that helps you identify a location or the boundary of a piece of land.
An example of a landmark is the library that you turn after in your directions.
- Landmark is defined as an event that changed history.
An example of landmark is a legal case that is very important.
- Landmark means a location that has historical importance.
An example of a landmark is Gettysburg.
- A prominent identifying feature of a landscape.
- A fixed marker, such as a concrete block, that indicates a boundary line.
- An event marking an important stage of development or a turning point in history.
- A building or site with historical significance, especially one marked for preservation by a municipal or national government.
transitive verbland·marked, land·mark·ing, land·marks
(third-person singular simple present landmarks, present participle landmarking, simple past and past participle landmarked)
- (US) To officially designate a site or building as a landmark.
- She searched around for a landmark that could be seen over the trees, but nothing was tall enough.
- Ward Hill (742 ft.) is the sailors' landmark for Lerwick harbour.
- Images of landmark buildings, of the seven greatest wonders of the ancient world, and city scenes from around the world.
- High, built in 1400, which serves as a landmark to ships at sea; St James's, completed in 1588, and the church of the Holy Rood, begun in 1270.
- All the roads were hidden, not a single landmark was visible, only a waste of snow with trees rising out of it.