monument monument  /ˈmɑn ju mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
  2. (n) an important site that is marked and preserved as public property
  3. (n) a burial vault (usually for some famous person)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Unofortunately for the monuments opponents, the race to halt its construction appears to have hit a brick wall.
  2. Thus a monument to the conquest of polio faithful to the facts would consist of not one man in a white lab coat but two of them glaring at each other.

News

  1. Monument Mountain girls fall in D-III state team tennis final

    SHREWSBURY -- Thrust onto the state championship stage, the Monument Mountain girls tennis team discovered just how tough the best in Massachusetts can be.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Berkshire Eagle

  2. Atheists' monument will sit alongside Ten Commandments in latest speech battle in Bradford County

    For the first time, a monument dedicated to the separation of church and state will sit alongside the Ten Commandments on a public space.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Florida Times-Union

  3. PHOTOS, VIDEO: Soldiers Monument in Ballston Spa rededicated

    The Soldiers Monument in Ballston Spa was rededicated during a ceremony Saturday. The village banded together in 2012 to restore the monument, which was first dedicated in 1888 and had fallen into a state of disrepair.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Saratogian

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Quotes

  1. McConnell said the ceremony helps "tell the rest of the story ...... to acknowledge the profound indignity that the slaves who helped clear this land and lay these stones must have suffered in building this great monument to freedom; to remind...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: The Hill (blog)

  2. Alito said "the display of a permanent monument in a public park" requires a different analysis.
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Samuel Alito Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Pleasant Grove City "can safely exhale," Scalia wrote. "Its residents and visitors can now return to enjoying Pioneer Park 's wishing well, its historic granary -- and, yes, even its Ten Commandments monument -- without fear that they are...
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Church Executive Magazine

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