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To underestimate one's thirst, to pass a given landmark to the right or left, to find a dry spring where one looked for running water - there is no help for any of these things.
Mary Hunter Austin

Meaning of "landmark" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LANDMARK

landmark  [ˈlændˌmɑːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LANDMARK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Landmark is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LANDMARK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

landmark

Landmark

A landmark is a recognizable natural or man-made feature used for navigation, a feature that stands out from its near environment and is often visible from long distances. In modern use, the term can also be applied to smaller structures or features, that have become local or national symbols.

Definition of landmark in the English dictionary

The first definition of landmark in the dictionary is a prominent or well-known object in or feature of a particular landscape. Other definition of landmark is an important or unique decision, event, fact, discovery, etc. Landmark is also a boundary marker or signpost.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LANDMARK


benchmark
ˈbɛntʃˌmɑːk
birthmark
ˈbɜːθˌmɑːk
bookmark
ˈbʊkˌmɑːk
daymark
ˈdeɪˌmɑːk
Deutschmark
ˈdɔɪtʃˌmɑːk
earmark
ˈɪəˌmɑːk
finmark
ˈfɪnˌmɑːk
Finnmark
ˈfɪnˌmɑːk
firemark
ˈfaɪəˌmɑːk
floodmark
ˈflʌdˌmɑːk
footmark
ˈfʊtˌmɑːk
hallmark
ˈhɔːlˌmɑːk
Ostmark
ˈɒstˌmɑːk
postmark
ˈpəʊstˌmɑːk
Reichsmark
ˈraɪksˌmɑːk
telemark
ˈtɛlɪˌmɑːk
tidemark
ˈtaɪdˌmɑːk
trademark
ˈtreɪdˌmɑːk
watermark
ˈwɔːtəˌmɑːk
waymark
ˈweɪˌmɑːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LANDMARK

landlessness
landline
landlocked
landloper
landlord
landlordism
landlubber
landlubberly
landlubbing
landman
landmass
landmine
Landor
landowner
landownership
landowning
Landowska
landrace
Landrost
lands

WORDS THAT END LIKE LANDMARK

check mark
D-mark
Danmark
Denmark
easy mark
exclamation mark
man-mark
mark
minute mark
on your mark
pass mark
punctuation mark
question mark
reference mark
Registered Trademark
remark
skidmark
Steiermark
stretch mark
the mark

Synonyms and antonyms of landmark in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «LANDMARK»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «landmark» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of landmark

Translation of «landmark» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LANDMARK

Find out the translation of landmark to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of landmark from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «landmark» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

地标
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

lugar conocido
570 millions of speakers

English

landmark
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मील का पत्थर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مَعْلَمُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

веха
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

marco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বৈশিষ্ট্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

repère
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mercu tanda
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wahrzeichen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ランドマーク
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

표지물
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Landmark
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

điểm định vị
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மைல்கல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

महत्त्वाचा खांब
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

işaret
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

punto di riferimento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

punkt orientacyjny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

орієнтир
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

punct de reper
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ορόσημο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

landmerk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

milstolpe
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

landemerke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of landmark

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LANDMARK»

The term «landmark» is very widely used and occupies the 9.431 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LANDMARK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about landmark

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10 QUOTES WITH «LANDMARK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word landmark.
1
Mary Hunter Austin
To underestimate one's thirst, to pass a given landmark to the right or left, to find a dry spring where one looked for running water - there is no help for any of these things.
2
Jim Brown
The truth is that politicians are basically tied to trying to get reelected, so they can't really make landmark changes.
3
Barry Eichengreen
As for the single market, the E.U.'s landmark achievement, there is no question that a euro zone breakup would severely disrupt its operation in the short run.
4
Andrew Gross
'Eyes Wide Open' took shape from two real life events straight from my own past. One was the sad suicide of my young nephew, a troubled kid, who was found at the bottom of a landmark cliff in central California. The second was a chance encounter forty years ago with none other than, ahem, Charles Manson!
5
Boman Irani
Very few movies remain in public memory as landmark films, and I want to see whether '3 Idiots' will be up there with some of the wonderful films that have come out of this country... Hopefully, we'll come to know in a few years whether it can become one of the great films.
6
Tracy Kidder
In a very basic way, a prominent landmark such as Mt. Holyoke tells you where you are. They let you know that you're not the first person in a place.
7
Allen Klein
And, unlike the earlier bombing on the World Trade Center, a major landmark and symbol of the strength of the financial world was, not just damaged but, totally destroyed.
8
Veerappa Moily
As the law minister, I had ensured that the government's right to natural resources was protected. The result was evident. The honourable Supreme Court gave the landmark decision in RIL vs RNRL case that the government is the owner of all natural resources.
9
Gregory Petsko
I think the decision to make substances like steroids from plants, rather than from animal tissues, was a landmark in the history of medicine as well as the history of chemistry.
10
Dick Schaap
All of journalism is a shrinking art. So much of it is hype. The O.J. Simpson story is a landmark in the decline of journalism.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LANDMARK»

Discover the use of landmark in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to landmark and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Landmark Thucydides
Chronicles two decades of war between Athens and Sparta.
Thucydides, Robert B. Strassler, 2008
2
Landmark: The Inside Story of America's New Health Care Law ...
In "Landmark," the national reporting staff of "The Washington Post" pierces through the confusion, examining the new lawOCOs likely impact on us all: our families, doctors, hospitals, health care providers, insurers, and other parts of a ...
Staff Post, 2010
3
CAS and Football: Landmark Cases: Landmark Cases
This book is dedicated to the most important decisions of the CAS in football disputes. These awards are analyzed by experts, practicing all over the world. Most of the authors have been directly involved in the proceedings before the CAS.
Alexander Wild, 2011
4
Landmark Papers in Neurosurgery
This book provides a detailed summary of the most important trials and studies in neurosurgery, allowing the reader to rapidly extract the key results of all major trials.
Reuben Johnson, Alexander Green, 2010
5
The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories
Offers a definitive new translation of the works by ancient Greek historian, which includes a chronicle of the Grecco-Persian war, accompanied by maps, textual annotations, and twenty-two appendixes covering such topics as Athenian ...
Robert B. Strassler, 2009
6
Landmark Papers in Cardiovascular Medicine
Each chapter is written by a prominent international cardiologist in that particular field, making this book essential reading for all cardiologists and trainees in the field.
Aung Myat, Tony Gershlick, 2012
7
Landmark-Based Image Analysis: Using Geometric and Intensity ...
This book covers the extraction oflandmarks from images as well as the use of these features for elastic image registration. Our emphasis is onmodel-based approaches, i. e. on the use of explicitly represented knowledge in image analy sis.
Karl Rohr, 2001
8
Morphometric Tools for Landmark Data: Geometry and Biology
This first systematic survey of the subject combines multivariate statistical analysis, geometry, and biomathematics.
Fred L. Bookstein, 1997
9
Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics 1640-1940
This book contains around 80 articles on major writings in mathematics published between 1640 and 1940. All aspects of mathematics are covered: pure and applied, probability and statistics, foundations and philosophy.
Ivor Grattan-Guinness, 2005
10
Landmark Papers in Internal Medicine: The First 80 Years of ...
This new book looks at the landmark papers published in Annals, as selected by leading experts from each subspecialty of internal medicine, and how they impacted (and continue to influence) medical science.
Harold C. Sox, Edward J. Huth, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LANDMARK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term landmark is used in the context of the following news items.
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35,000 bees removed from RI landmark - WFSB 3 Connecticut
BRISTOL, RI (WJAR/CNN) – A beekeeper wore no protective clothing while carefully removing a swarm of 35,000 honeybees from the attic of a ... «WFSB, Jul 15»
2
Chibhabha helps Zimbabwe to topple India for landmark win | SBS …
HARARE (Reuters) - A measured half century from opener Chamu Chibhabha propelled Zimbabwe to their first ever Twenty20 victory over ... «SBS, Jul 15»
3
Eagles complete landmark fixture by beating Rovers to secure a top …
Playing for high stakes Sheffield Eagles just had the best hand to mark the club's 1000th game with a result that ensures a top four finish. «Yorkshire Evening Post, Jul 15»
4
Supreme leader of Iran responds to the landmark nuclear deal …
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Saturday a landmark nuclear deal won't change his country's policy toward the "arrogant" ... «WATE 6 On Your Side, Jul 15»
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ISAAC FAYOSE'S LANDMARK, Articles | THISDAY LIVE
ISAAC FAYOSE'S LANDMARK. 19 Jul 2015. Views: 42. Font Size: a / A. This is a tale of two brothers who are making impacts in their areas of endeavour. «THISDAY Live, Jul 15»
6
Landmark win for Siddal under 14s - Halifax Courier
It was a landmark success for Calderdale's top amateur rugby league club. Siddal has a huge junior set-up of 11 teams and around 200 ... «Halifax Evening Courier, Jul 15»
7
LGBT community looks to educate, break free from red tape after …
LGBT community looks to educate, break free from red tape after landmark ruling. First gay marriages have taken place in Hall County ... «Gainesville Times, Jul 15»
8
Report: Marin City's Golden Gate Village deserves historic landmark
The Golden Gate Village complex in Marin City is more than half a century old and needs some $16 million in repairs. (Robert Tong/Marin ... «Marin Independent Journal, Jul 15»
9
Cummings earns South African team landmark victory - Gulf Times
British journeyman Stephen Cummings earned South African team MTN-Qhubeka a landmark victory on Mandela Day when he spoiled a ... «Gulf Times, Jul 15»
10
St. Paul's Landmark Center offers interactive link to history …
Every now and again, Judge John "Sentence a Minute" McGee returns to the stand to preside over Prohibition-era gangsters at Landmark ... «TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Landmark [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/landmark>. Feb 2020 ».
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