HyperDic: landmark

English > 4 senses of the word landmark:
NOUNlocationlandmarkthe position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape
eventlandmark, turning point, watershedan event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend
communicationlandmarka mark showing the boundary of a piece of land
bodylandmarkan 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
landmark > pronunciation
Soundslae'ndmaa.rk
Rhymesaardvark ... watermark: 41 rhymes with aark...
English > landmark: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe position of a prominent or well-known object in a particular landscape.
Example"the church steeple provided a convenient landmark"
Broaderposition, placeThe particular portion of space occupied by something
Spanishpunto destacado
Catalanpunt destacat, punt prominent
English > landmark: 4 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend.
Synonymsturning point, watershed
NarrowerFall 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 DamascusA 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)
Broaderjuncture, occasionAn event that occurs at a critical time
Spanishpunto de inflexión, sobresaliente
Catalanmoment decisiu
English > landmark: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA mark showing the boundary of a piece of land.
Narrowermerestone, meerestone, mearstoneAn old term for a landmark that consisted of a pile of stones / stones surmounted by an upright slab
Broaderreference point, point of reference, referenceAn indicator that orients you generally
Spanishmojón
English > landmark: 4 senses > noun 4, body
MeaningAn 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.
CategorysurgeryThe branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures
Narrowercraniometric pointA landmark on the skull from which craniometric measurements can be taken
Broaderstructure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structureA particular complex anatomical part of a living thing

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