landmark

landmark
noun
1 feature of the landscape
ADJECTIVE
distinctive (esp. BrE), prominent
famous, well-known
familiar

After twenty years, all the familiar landmarks had disappeared.

city, local
national
historic, historical
architectural
VERB + LANDMARK
recognize
designate sth

The building has been designated a historical landmark by the Commission.

LANDMARK + NOUN
building
status (esp. AmE)

The residents are seeking landmark status for the building.

PREPOSITION
landmark for

The tower was once a landmark for ships.

2 important stage in the development of sth
ADJECTIVE
great, important, major, significant
VERB + LANDMARK
be, represent

The Russian Revolution represents a landmark in world history.

LANDMARK + NOUN
decision, legislation (AmE), ruling

a landmark decision on gay marriage

case
event
achievement
study
PREPOSITION
landmark in

The piece is an important landmark in the history of music.


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