HyperDic: monument

English > 3 senses of the word monument:
NOUNartifactmonument, memoriala structure erected to commemorate persons or events
locationmonumentan important site that is marked and preserved as public property
artifactmonument, repositorya burial vault (usually for some famous person)
monument > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'nyahmahnt; maa'nyuwmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > monument: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA structure erected to commemorate persons or events.
Synonymmemorial
InstancesLincoln Memorialmemorial building in Washington containing a large marble statue of Abraham Lincoln
Pyramid, Great Pyramid, Pyramids of EgyptA massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides
Statue of LibertyA large monumental statue symbolizing liberty on Liberty Island in New York Bay
Washington MonumentA stone obelisk built in Washington in 1884 to honor George Washington
NarrowerSeven Wonders of the Ancient World, Seven Wonders of the Worldimpressive monuments created in the ancient world that were regarded with awe
brass, memorial tablet, plaqueA memorial made of brass
cenotaph, empty tombA monument built to honor people whose remains are interred elsewhere or whose remains cannot be recovered
gravestone, headstone, tombstoneA stone that is used to mark a grave
megalith, megalithic structurememorial consisting of a very large stone forming part of a prehistoric structure (especially in western Europe)
national monumentmemorial consisting of a structure or natural landmark of historic / historic interest
pantheonA monument commemorating a nation's dead heroes
triumphal archA monumental archway
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishmonumento conmemorativo, monumento
Catalanmemorial, monument commemoratiu, monument
Adjectivesmonumentalrelating or belonging to or serving as a monument
English > monument: 3 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAn important site that is marked and preserved as public property.
InstancesStonehengeAn ancient megalithic monument in southern England
Narrowermarket crossA cross-shaped monument set up in the marketplace of a town where public business is often conducted
Broadersite, land siteThe piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
Spanishmonumento
Catalanmonument
Adjectivesmonumentalrelating or belonging to or serving as a monument
English > monument: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA burial vault (usually for some famous person).
Synonymrepository
Broaderburial chamber, sepulcher, sepulchre, sepultureA chamber that is used as a grave
Spanishmausoleo, monumento
Catalanmonument
Adjectivesmonumentalrelating or belonging to or serving as a monument

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