monument

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English - Turkish
{i} abide

Bu abide ülkeleri için hayatlarını veren askerlere adandı. - This monument is dedicated to the soldiers who gave their lives to their country.

anıt

Büyük filozofun şerefine muazzam bir anıt dikildi. - An immense monument was erected in honor of the eminent philosopher.

Askerler bir barış anıtı diktiler. - The soldiers have erected a peace monument.

{i} eser

Evimiz tarihi bir yapıdır ve koruma altındaki bir eser olarak listelenmiştir. - Our house is a historic building and is listed as a protected monument.

heybetli
muazzam

Büyük filozofun şerefine muazzam bir anıt dikildi. - An immense monument was erected in honor of the eminent philosopher.

olağanüstü eser
dev yapıt
(Askeri) SINIR TAŞI: Bir sınırı tespit veya bir yeri göstermek üzere dikilen taş veya sabit bir cisim
sınır taşı
heykel
anıte
monumental
abidevi
monumental
anıtsal

Bu anıtsal bir görev. - It's a monumental task.

monumental
{s} devasa
monumental
koskoca
monuments
asar
monuments
anıtlar
monuments
anıt heykeller
monumental
muazzam
monumental
çok büyük
national monument
ulusal anıt
anti-monument
anıt karşıtı
feature monument
göze çarpan anıt
patience on a monument
anıtın üzerindeki sabır
erect a monument
anıt dikmek
monumental
{s} heybetli
monumental
{s} güz. san. aslından büyük
monumental
muazzam/anıtsal
stone monument
dikili taş
English - English
A legal document
A structure built for commemorative or symbolic reasons, or as a memorial; a commemoration

There is a monument on the town green to the soldiers who died in World War I.

A surveying reference point marked by a permanently fixed marker (a survey monument)
An important site owned by the community as a whole
An exceptionally or prideful achievement
An important burial vault or tomb
{n} a memorial, tomb, pillar
A fixed object or point, either natural or man-made, used in making a survey
If you describe something as a monument to someone's qualities, you mean that it is a very good example of the results or effects of those qualities. By his international achievements he leaves a fitting monument to his beliefs. Agate Fossil Beds National Monument Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve Aztec Ruins National Monument Bandelier National Monument Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument Canyon de Chelly National Monument Cape Krusenstern National Monument Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Castillo de San Marcos National Monument Cedar Breaks National Monument Chiricahua National Monument Colorado National Monument Congaree Swamp National Monument Craters of the Moon National Monument Devils Tower National Monument Dinosaur National Monument Effigy Mounds National Monument El Malpais National Monument El Morro National Monument Fort Matanzas National Monument Fort Sumter National Monument George Washington Birthplace National Monument Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Grand Portage National Monument Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Great Sand Dunes National Monument Homestead National Monument Hovenweep National Monument Jewel Cave National Monument John Day Fossil Beds National Monument Lava Beds National Monument Montezuma Castle National Monument Muir Woods National Monument national monument Natural Bridges National Monument Navajo National Monument Oregon Caves National Monument Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Pipestone National Monument Rainbow Bridge National Monument Russell Cave National Monument Saguaro National Monument Scotts Bluff National Monument Statue of Liberty National Monument Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument Timpanogos Cave National Monument Tuzigoot National Monument Walnut Canyon National Monument Washington Monument White Sands National Monument Wupatki National Monument
A fixed object and point established by surveyors to establish land locations
Something which stands, or remains, to keep in remembrance what is past; a memorial
A fixed natural or artificial object used to establish real estate boundaries for a metes-and-bounds description
A building, pillar, stone, or the like, erected to preserve the remembrance of a person, event, action, etc
An upright memorial, including what used to be called a tombstone, also includes large structures like obelisks, usually made from granite
The physical object that indicates the location of a point, station or real property corner
A nearly permanent physical structure used to mark an accurately surveyed ground location and/or elevation Monuments are often located along a boundary between regions or as a part of a basic survey control network
Physical evidence of a point of beginning established by surveyors for use in locating parcels of land
Physical evidence, either natural or manmade, which has been established as the boundary(s) for a parcel of land Land is sometimes described by monuments which serve to identify the boundaries of the subject parcel This method, while quite common in older descriptions in rural areas, relies on the use of both natural and artificial monuments Land description by monuments is considered less exact than a description by metes and bounds since the boundaries used are sometimes something not permanent, for instance, a river bed or a pile of rocks Oftentimes reference is made to land owned by someone else, for instance, a neighbor's farm
an object placed to mark the physical location of a position A property corner monument is often a length of iron rod driven vertically into the ground so that the top is at or below natural grade A cap identifying the registration number of the surveyor resposible for placing the monument may be placed atop the monument
A permanently placed survey marker such as a stone shaft sunk into the ground
A saying, deed, or example, worthy of record
an important site that is marked and preserved as public property
as, the Washington monument; the Bunker Hill monument
The term monument shall include a tombstone or memorial of granite or marble which shall extend above the surface of the ground All monuments must be placed on cement foundations
A structure, such as a building or sculpture, erected as a memorial to a person or event
A physical object that marks the location of a corner or other survey point The terms corner and monument are not synonymous
a burial vault (usually for some famous person)
A stone or other permanent object, serving to indicate a limit or to mark a boundary
Any kind of marker to indicate the boundary or corner of a parcel of land, used by surveyors
Latin monere, to remind, advise 1 A memorial; a permanent landmark 2 Something designed to perpetrate the memory of a person or event
Also, a tomb, with memorial inscriptions
{i} something that serves to commemorate (statue, building, etc.), memorial; statue; tombstone
A fixed object and point establishment by surveyors to establish land locations
A fixed natural or artificial object used to establish real estate boundaries for a metes and bounds description
A monument is something such as a castle or bridge which was built a very long time ago and is regarded as an important part of a country's history. the ancient monuments of England, Scotland and Wales
a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
Permanent physical structure marking the location of a survey point Common types of monuments are inscribed metal tablets set in concrete posts; and metal rods driven in the ground
A fixed object, either natural or artificial, which surveyors use to measure
(illustrated)
A monument is a large structure, usually made of stone, which is built to remind people of an event in history or of a famous person
Montezuma Castle National Monument
National monument, central Arizona, U.S. Situated in the Verde River Valley, it occupies an area of 842 acres (341 hectares). Declared a national monument in 1906, it is the site of the country's best-preserved pre-Columbian Pueblo Indian cliff dwellings. The "castle" is a 5-story, 20-room adobe brick structure, dating from AD 1100, built into the cliff face about 80 ft (24 m) above the valley floor. To the northeast is Montezuma Well, a large sinkhole rimmed with communal dwellings
monumental
large, grand and imposing. Fitting to be a monument to someone or something
survey monument
A surveying reference point marked by a permanently fixed marker
monumental
{a} preserving memory, memorial
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
Natural "depository" of an extinct animal community on the Niobrara River, northwestern Nebraska, U.S. The beds, laid down as sedimentary deposits 20 million years ago, bear the remains of prehistoric mammals. Discovered 1878, the site was named for its proximity to rock formations containing agates. A national monument since 1965, it covers 2,269 acres (918 hectares)
Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve
Park, southern shore of the Alaska Peninsula, U.S. Situated in the volcanically active Aleutian Range, it consists primarily of a great dry caldera, which last erupted in 1931. The crater has an average diameter of 6 mi (10 km). Declared a national monument in 1978, it covers 942 sq mi (2,440 sq km)
Aztec Ruins National Monument
5 sq mi (1.3 sq km). Mistakenly named by early settlers, the site actually contains the excavated ruins of a 12th-century Pueblo town. It was designated a World Heritage site in 1987
Aztec Ruins National Monument
Archaeological site, northwestern New Mexico, U.S. Located on the Animas River just north of the town of Aztec, it was established in 1923 and has an area of
Bandelier National Monument
Archaeological area, north-central New Mexico, U.S. Lying along the Rio Grande 20 mi (32 km) northwest of Santa Fe, it was established in 1916. It occupies an area of 51 sq mi (132 sq km) and was named for Adolph Bandelier, a Swiss-American archaeologist. The monument contains many cliff and open-pueblo ruins of pre-Columbian Indians (mostly 13th-century) in Frijoles Canyon. Stone sculptures and man-made caves have also been unearthed
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument
Park, western Colorado, U.S. Comprising a narrow, deep gorge of the Gunnison River, the preserve, established in 1933, occupies an area of 32 sq mi (83 sq km). The canyon derives its name from its black-stained, lichen-covered walls, which accentuate the gloom of the chasm
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Preserve, northeastern Arizona, U.S. Located on the Navajo Indian reservation immediately east of Chinle, the preserve was established in 1931 and occupies 131 sq mi (339 sq km). It includes several hundred pre-Columbian cliff dwellings, some of them built in caves on the canyon walls. They represent a broader time span than any other ruins in the Southwest, with many dating from the 11th century. Modern Navajo homes and farms occupy the canyon floor
Cape Krusenstern National Monument
National preserve, northwestern Alaska, U.S., on the coast of the Chukchi Sea. Established in 1978, it was enlarged in 1980 to 1,031 sq mi (2,670 sq km). Its remarkable archaeological sites illustrate the cultural evolution of the Arctic peoples over some 4,000 years
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Preserve, southern Arizona, U.S. Established in 1918, it occupies 472 acres (191 hectares). The site's pre-Columbian ruins are dominated by the Casa Grande ("Big House"), a multistory building topped by a watchtower built by Salado Indians in the 14th century; it is the only surviving building of its type. Nearby are partially excavated village sites established much earlier by Hohokam Indians (see Hohokam culture)
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
Preserve, northeastern Florida, U.S. Established in 1924, it is the 20-acre (8-hectare) site of the oldest masonry fort in the U.S., built by the Spanish (1672-96) to protect St. Augustine. The fort played an important role in the Spanish-English struggle for the Southeast (1650-1750). In the 19th century it served as a U.S. military prison
Cedar Breaks National Monument
Preserve, southwestern Utah, U.S. Established as a national monument in 1933, it consists of a vast natural amphitheatre (10 sq mi [26 sq km]) eroded in a limestone escarpment. Iron and manganese oxide impurities in the cliff produce an amazing variety of colours that change constantly
Chiricahua National Monument
Preserve, southeastern Arizona, U.S. Unusual volcanic rock formations forming a wilderness of tall pinnacles are crowded into 19 sq mi (48.5 sq km) of ridge and canyon on the western flank of the Chiricahua Mountains. Established in 1924, the park unfolds a geologic story of nearly one billion years. The region was once a stronghold of Apache Indians under Cochise and Geronimo
Colorado National Monument
National park, western Colorado, U.S. Established in 1911, the 32-sq-mi (83-sq-km) park is known for its colourful, wind-eroded sandstone formations, towering monoliths, and steep-walled canyons. Petrified logs and dinosaur fossils have been found in the area. Rim Rock Drive skirts the canyon walls, which rise more than 6,500 ft (2,000 m)
Congaree Swamp National Monument
National preserve, central South Carolina, U.S. Authorized in 1976, it covers 15,138 acres (6,126 hectares) of alluvial floodplain on the Congaree River. It contains the last significant tract of virgin Southern bottomland hardwoods in the southeastern U.S., including loblolly pine, water tupelo, hickory, and oak, some of record size
Craters of the Moon National Monument
Region of volcanic cones and craters, south-central Idaho, U.S. Established in 1924, it covers an area of 53,545 acres (21,669 hectares) and has more than 35 craters, probably extinct only a few centuries. Some are nearly a half-mile across and several hundred feet deep and reach a height of more than 6,000 ft (1,800 m). Tunnels formed by fissure eruptions feature stalactites and stalagmites in red and blue
Devils Tower National Monument
National preserve, northeastern Wyoming, U.S. The first U.S. national monument, it was established in 1906 near the Belle Fourche River. It includes 1,347 acres (545 hectares) and features a natural rock tower, the remnant of a volcanic intrusion now exposed by erosion. The tower has a flat top and is 865 ft (264 m) high
Dinosaur National Monument
National preserve, northwestern Colorado and northeastern Utah, U.S. It was set aside in 1915 to preserve rich fossil beds that include dinosaur remains. It was enlarged in 1938 and again in 1978 to its present 330 sq mi (855 sq km). It protects the canyons of the Green and Yampa rivers, which contain highly coloured geologic formations
Effigy Mounds National Monument
National preserve, northeastern Iowa, U.S. Located on the Mississippi River, it covers 1,475 acres (597 hectares). Established in 1949, the monument has 183 known mounds, some of which are in the shape of birds and bears. The mounds were built over the course of the Woodland period (1000 BC-AD 1200), with the effigy mounds probably constructed between AD 400 and 1200. Some of the mounds have yielded copper, bone, and stone tools of Indian origin. One of the bear mounds is 137 ft (42 m) long and 3.5 ft (1 m) high
El Malpais National Monument
National monument, western New Mexico, U.S. Located at an elevation of 6,400-8,400 ft (1,950-2,560 m), it covers 114,716 acres (46,424 hectares), including a lava flow area of 85,000 acres (34,400 hectares). Features include a 17-mi (27-km) lava tube system, a number of ice caves, volcanic cinder cones, one of New Mexico's largest natural arches, and more than 20 gas and lava spatter cones. Designated a national natural landmark with the name Grants Lava Flow in 1969, it became a national monument in 1987
El Morro National Monument
National monument, west-central New Mexico, U.S. Established in 1906, it has an area of 2 sq mi (5 sq km). El Morro, or Inscription Rock, is a soft sandstone mesa rising 200 ft (60 m) above the valley floor and covering several acres. Indians, Spaniards, and Americans left their inscriptions (1605-1774) on the cliff sides of the mesa. El Morro also has a number of pre-Columbian petroglyphs, and on its top lie ruins of Zuni Indian pueblos
Fort Matanzas National Monument
National reserve, northeastern Florida, U.S. Established in 1924 and covering 228 acres (92 hectares), it centres around a Spanish fort on Rattlesnake Island, 14 mi (23 km) south of St. Augustine. Originating in 1569 as a wooden tower and completed in 1742, the fort is near the site of the slaughter of 300 French Huguenot colonists by Spaniards in 1565
Fort Sumter National Monument
National preserve, on Sullivan's Island at the entrance to the harbour of Charleston, South Carolina, U.S. Construction of the fort began in 1829 and was still in progress in 1861, when it became the site of the first engagement of the American Civil War (April 12, 1861). The national monument, established in 1948, also includes Fort Moultrie, site of an American victory against the British (June 28, 1776) in the American Revolution, when the fort was called Fort Sullivan. The Seminole Indian leader Osceola is buried there
George Washington Birthplace National Monument
National monument, eastern Virginia, U.S. Established in 1930, it consists of 538 acres (218 hectares) located along the Potomac River. Wakefield, the house where George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732) spent the first three years of his life, burned in 1779. The present Memorial House was reconstructed in 1931-32 and represents a typical 18th-century Virginia plantation dwelling with a period garden
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
National preserve, southwestern New Mexico, U.S. Located in the Gila National Forest near the headwaters of the Gila River, it contains groups of small but well-preserved Pueblo Indian dwellings in natural cavities of an overhanging cliff 150 ft (45 m) high. The dwellings were inhabited AD 100-1300. Established in 1907, the monument occupies 533 acres (216 hectares)
Grand Portage National Monument
Historic site, northeastern corner of Minnesota, U.S. Located on Lake Superior near the Canadian border, it was designated a national historic site in 1951 and a national monument in 1958. It covers a 9-mi (14-km) overland trail from Lake Superior's northern shore that bypassed the obstacles to early canoe travel. Used by early explorers, the portage marked the end of travel on the Great Lakes and the beginning of the interior river route. The portage trail now bisects the reservation of the Grand Portage tribe of the Minnesota Chippewa Indians
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
7 million acres (0.7 million hectares). Its western section has cliffs and plateaus, and its eastern section has canyons along the Escalante River. Dinosaur tracks have been found there. The area was once inhabited by the Anasazi people
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
National preserve, southern Utah, U.S. Created a national monument in 1996, it covers
Great Sand Dunes National Monument
National monument, south-central Colorado, U.S. At the eastern edge of the San Luis Valley, it parallels for about 10 mi (16 km) the western base of the Sangre de Cristo Range. Established in 1932, the 60-sq-mi (155-sq-km) region contains some of the highest inland sand dunes in the U.S., with changing crests that rise to 700 ft (215 m)
Homestead National Monument
Memorial, southeastern Nebraska, U.S. Established in 1936 as a memorial to the hardships of pioneer life, it is the site of the first claim under the Homestead Act of 1862 and has exhibits tracing the development of the Homestead Movement. It occupies 163 acres (66 hectares) and includes a homestead log cabin
Hovenweep National Monument
National monument, southwestern Colorado and southeastern Utah, U.S. Established in 1923 and covering 785 acres (318 hectares), it consists of six groups of pre-Columbian Indian ruins, whose towers are excellent examples of Pueblo Indian architecture of the period AD 1100-1300. Hovenweep is a Ute Indian word meaning "deserted valley
Jewel Cave National Monument
National monument, southwestern South Dakota, U.S. Established in 1908, it occupies an area of 2 sq mi (5 sq km). It is noted for its limestone caverns, a series of chambers joined by narrow passages. The known length of the caverns is 77 mi (124 km)
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
National monument, north-central Oregon, U.S. With an area of 14,014 acres (5,676 hectares), it is located along the John Day River (named after a Virginian scout of the 1811 Astor overland expedition). Fossils more than 30 million years old provide a paleontological record of five epochs of the Cenozoic Era
Lava Beds National Monument
Region, northern California, U.S. It features recent lava flows and related volcanic formations, including deep chasms, chimneys, and cinder cones that rise to 300 ft (90 m) in height. The main battle sites of the Modoc Indian war (1872-73) are located within the monument, which occupies an area of 72 sq mi (186 sq km). It was dedicated as a national monument in 1925
Muir Woods National Monument
National woodland, northern California, U.S. A virgin stand of coastal redwoods, it covers an area of 554 acres (224 hectares) near the Pacific coast, northwest of San Francisco. Some of the trees are more than 300 ft (90 m) high, 15 ft (5 m) in diameter, and 2,000 years old. The park, established in 1908, was named in honour of the naturalist John Muir
Natural Bridges National Monument
National monument, southeastern Utah, U.S. Comprising three large natural bridges carved by two winding streams, it was established in 1908. The largest bridge, Sipapu, is 222 ft (68 m) high and spans 261 ft (80 m). Pictographs were carved on another of the bridges, Kachina, by early cliff dwellers
Navajo National Monument
National monument, northern Arizona, U.S. Covering 360 acres (146 hectares), it comprises three historic cliff dwellings: Betatakin (Navajo: "Ledge House"), Keet Seel ("Broken Pottery"), and Inscription House, among the best-preserved and most elaborate cliff dwellings known. The largest, Keet Seel, was first discovered by whites in 1895; the three sites were made a national monument in 1909. The dwellings were the principal home of the Kayenta Anasazi 1250-1300. The 135 rooms of Betatakin are tucked into a cliffside alcove 452 ft (138 m) high and 370 ft (113 m) wide. Also situated in a cliff alcove are the 160 rooms and 6 kivas (ceremonial houses) of Keet Seel. Inscription House (closed to the public) has 74 rooms
Oregon Caves National Monument
National monument, southwestern Oregon, U.S. It is a single cave comprising a series of chambers joined by subterranean corridors on four levels. Located in the Siskiyou Mountains near the California border, the monument was established in 1909. It has an area of 488 acres (197 hectares). It contains many stalagmites, stalactites, and other formations
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
National monument, southwestern Arizona, U.S., at the Mexican border. It was established in 1937. With an area of 330,689 acres (133,929 hectares), it preserves segments of the mountainous Sonoran Desert and is named for the organ-pipe cactus. Wildlife includes Gila monsters, antelope, coyotes, and a variety of birds
Pipestone National Monument
National monument, southwestern Minnesota, U.S. Established in 1937, it has an area of 282 acres (114 hectares) and contains quarries of a reddish-coloured stone that was used by the Plains Indians to make ceremonial peace pipes. The stone is reserved for use by the Indians, who quarry it under special permits from the National Park Service. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow popularized the quarries in "The Song of Hiawatha
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
National monument, southern Utah, U.S. Located on the Navajo Indian Reservation near the Utah-Arizona border, the monument was established in 1910 and occupies 160 acres (65 hectares). It centres on a rainbow-shaped bridge of pink sandstone 290 ft (88 m) above a creek that winds toward the Colorado River. The bridge is 278 ft (85 m) long and is one of the world's largest natural bridges. Embedded among canyons, the area is accessible only on foot, by horseback, or by boat on Lake Powell
Russell Cave National Monument
National Monument, northeastern Alabama, U.S. Located south of the Alabama-Tennessee border, the monument constitutes part of a cavern that was discovered 1953. The cave is about 210 ft (64 m) long, 107 ft (33 m) wide, and 26 ft (8 m) high. It contains an almost continuous record of human habitation dating to at least 7000 BC. The national monument was established in 1961
Saguaro National Monument
Mountain and desert region, southeastern Arizona, U.S. Established in 1933, it comprises an area of 124 sq mi (321 sq km) east of Tucson and contains forests of saguaro cactus. Plant life also includes paloverde, mesquite trees, and ocotillo
Scotts Bluff National Monument
National monument, western Nebraska, U.S. Established in 1919, it has an area of 5 sq mi (13 sq km). Its focus is a large bluff that rises 800 ft (244 m) above the North Platte River and was a prominent landmark on the Oregon Trail. A museum at the base of the bluff highlights the history of the pioneer travelers
Statue of Liberty National Monument
National monument, Liberty Island (formerly Bedloe's Island), New York Harbor, New York, U.S. Covering 58 ac (23 ha), it includes the colossal statue Liberty Enlightening the World, sculpted by Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi and dedicated in 1886, and the nearby Ellis Island Museum. The 302-ft (92-m) statue of a woman holding a tablet and upraised torch was given to the U.S. by France and commemorates the friendship of the two countries; a plaque at the pedestal's entrance is inscribed with a sonnet by Emma Lazarus. The Statue of Liberty was declared a national monument in 1924; in 1965 nearby Ellis Island was added to the monument
Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument
Preserve, north-central Arizona, U.S. Established in 1930, the monument covers 5 sq mi (13 sq km) and contains the brilliant-hued cinder cone of an extinct volcano that erupted 1064. It rises 1,000 ft (300 m) and has a crater 400 ft (120 m) deep and 1,280 ft (390 m) in diameter. The tract contains numerous lava flows, fumaroles, and lava beds
Timpanogos Cave National Monument
Preserve, Utah, U.S. Located on the northwestern slope of Mount Timpanogos (12,008 ft [3,660 m]), the highest peak of the Wasatch Mountains, it was established in 1922; it occupies 250 ac (101 ha). It centres around a three-chambered limestone cave noted for its pink and white crystal-filigreed walls and tinted formations
Tuzigoot National Monument
National monument, central Arizona, U.S. Located in the Verde River valley, the 43-ac (17-ha) park was established in 1939. Its outstanding feature is the ruin of a 110-room Sinagua Indian pueblo that was occupied by three cultural groups from AD 1100 to 1450. The structure was excavated in 1933-34 and partially rebuilt
Walnut Canyon National Monument
National monument, north-central Arizona, U.S. Established in 1915 and covering an area of 3 sq mi (8 sq km), it preserves more than 300 pre-Columbian dwellings built by the Pueblo Indians in shallow caves on the canyon walls. Main occupancy was from AD 1000 to 1200
Washington Monument
a tall obelisk (=stone structure) on the Mall (=park area) in Washington, D.C., which was built to show respect and admiration for George Washington, the first president of the US. Obelisk in Washington, D.C., U.S., honouring George Washington, the first president of the United States. Based on a design by Robert Mills (b. 1781 d. 1855), it was built between 1848 and 1884. It is constructed of granite faced with Maryland marble and is some 555.5 ft (169.3 m) high, the world's tallest masonry structure. Inserted in the interior walls are more than 190 carved stones presented by various individuals, cities, states, and foreign countries. It is located on grounds that are a westward extension of the Mall. The top can be reached by elevator or by an interior iron stairway. It underwent a major restoration in the 1990s and reopened in 2001
White Sands National Monument
National monument, south-central New Mexico, U.S. Established in 1933, it covers 225 sq mi (583 sq km) and lies between the San Andres and the Sacramento mountains. Its white gypsum sand constantly drifts into dunes 10-60 ft (3-18 m) high. The San Andres National Wildlife Refuge, White Sands Missile Range, and Holloman Air Force Base are nearby
Wupatki National Monument
National monument, north-central Arizona, U.S. Situated along the Little Colorado River, the monument was established in 1924 and comprises more than 800 red sandstone pueblos built during the 11th-13th centuries. It has an area of 55 sq mi (142 sq km)
ancient monument
{i} (British) old building or historical structure or monument that dates from at least the Middle Ages which is preserved
erect a monument
build a memorial, construct something which commemorates a person or event
monumental
of outstanding significance; "Einstein's monumental contributions to physics" relating or belonging to or serving as a monument; "the use of the arch in monumental architecture"; "monumental sculptures
monumental
of outstanding significance; "Einstein's monumental contributions to physics"
monumental
emphasis You can use monumental to emphasize the size or extent of something. a series of monumental disappointments. = huge, massive + monumentally monu·men·tal·ly Suddenly it was monumentally successful
monumental
in the manner of a monument
monumental
A monumental building or sculpture is very large and impressive. I take no real interest in monumental sculpture
monumental
Of, pertaining to, or suitable for, a monument; as, a monumental inscription
monumental
relating or belonging to or serving as a monument; "the use of the arch in monumental architecture"; "monumental sculptures
monumental
Taking a great amount of time and effort to complete
monumental
{s} huge, great, enormous; long-lasting significance; of or pertaining to monuments
monumental
Serving as a monument; memorial; preserving memory
monumental
emphasis If you describe a book or musical work as monumental, you are emphasizing that it is very large and impressive, and is likely to be important for a long time. his monumental work on Chinese astronomy
monumental
imposing in size or bulk or solidity; "massive oak doors"; "Moore's massive sculptures"; "the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture"; "a monumental scale"
monumental
relating or belonging to or serving as a monument; "the use of the arch in monumental architecture"; "monumental sculptures"
monuments
Fixed natural or artificial objects used to establish real estate boundaries for a metes and bounds description
monuments
Archaeologists tend to use this term as a "catch-all" for visible remains (including buildings) Thus Stonehenge is a monument and Falmer House may become one!
monuments
plural of monument
monuments
Visible markers, both natural and artificial objects, which are used to establish the lines and boundaries of a survey
national monument
area designated as a national landmark in memory of a person or event
national monument
A natural landmark or a structure or site of historic interest set aside by a national government and maintained for public enjoyment or study. a building, special feature of the land etc that is kept and protected by a government for people to visit. In the U.S., any of numerous areas reserved by the federal government for the protection of objects or places of historical, scientific, or prehistoric interest. They include natural physical features, remains of Indian cultures, and places of historical importance. In 1906 Pres. Theodore Roosevelt established the first national monument, Devils Tower, in Wyoming. They are administered by the National Park Service of the U.S. Department of the Interior
national monument
memorial consisting of a structure or natural landmark of historic interest; set aside by national government for preservation and public enjoyment
washington monument
a tall stone obelisk in Washington honoring George Washington
monument
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