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Part of speech: Noun

Anything that keeps alive the memory of a person or event, as a statue.

Usage examples "monument":
  • There's a monument to him in the park, and we'd been looking at it. - "The Lightning Conductor Discovers America", C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson.
  • If the plan of this monument, proved the necessity. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
  • Established, 1880. Index: Mc Urges monument to Mackenzie, 521. Newspapers. - "The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History", Various.