Landmark meaning

lănd'märk'
Landmark means a location that has historical importance.

An example of a landmark is Gettysburg.

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A prominent identifying feature of a landscape.
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An event, discovery, etc. considered as a high point or turning point in the history or development of something.
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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.

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Landmark is defined as an event that changed history.

An example of landmark is a legal case that is very important.

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Having great import or significance.

A landmark court ruling.

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Any fixed object used to mark the boundary of a piece of land.
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Any prominent feature of the landscape, as a tree or building, serving to identify a particular locality.
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A recognizable natural or man-made feature used for navigation.
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A notable location with historical, cultural, or geographical significance.
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(US) To officially designate a site or building as a landmark.
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An event marking an important stage of development or a turning point in history.
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A building or site with historical significance, especially one marked for preservation by a municipal or national government.
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To designate (a building, site, etc.) as a landmark, esp. an official historic landmark.
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A fixed marker, such as a concrete block, that indicates a boundary line.
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To accord the status of a landmark to; declare to be a landmark.
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Origin of landmark

From Middle English *landmark, from Old English landmearc (“boundary”) and Old English landġemirċe (“boundary, limit, frontier”), equivalent to land +‎ mark. Cognate with German Landmarke (“landmark”), Danish landemærke (“landmark”), Swedish landmärke (“landmark”).