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Definition of Monument


  1. Something which stands, or remains, to keep in remembrance what is past; a memorial.
  2. A building, pillar, stone, or the like, erected to preserve the remembrance of a person, event, action, etc.; as, the Washington monument; the Bunker Hill monument. Also, a tomb, with memorial inscriptions.
  3. A stone or other permanent object, serving to indicate a limit or to mark a boundary.
  4. A saying, deed, or example, worthy of record.

Monument Quotations

You see, greatness for a state doesn't require some huge monument for all to see. It is not a journey to a particular destination - but a commitment to follow a course of constant and never-ending improvement.
Sonny Perdue

Hardly a name in profane history is more august than his. Hardly another character in the world's record has made so little of its opportunities. His discovery was a blunder; his blunder was a new world; the New World is his monument.
Justin Winsor

My life is a monument to procrastination, to the art of putting things off until later, or much later, or possibly never.
Craig Brown

Because I'm so big, you have to look at me. I think of myself as a monument. But sometimes I like to feel small.
Shaquille O'Neal

I think that's become passe, but if you can surround yourself with a kind of monument to yourself and your family - a statement - and you can afford it, then that's a noble project.
Sylvester Stallone
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Monument Translations

monument in Afrikaans is monument
monument in Danish is monument
monument in Dutch is monument, gedenkteken
monument in French is monument
monument in German is Denkmal
monument in Italian is monumento
monument in Norwegian is minnesmerke
monument in Portuguese is monumento
monument in Spanish is monumento
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