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monument

A physical object,either natural or artificial,used by surveyors as a reference point.It may be a concrete block,iron pin,rod,stone marker,or other such thing set in place in order to bear witness to the reference point,or it may be a tree,bridge,river,or fence.

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'Monument' was defined by section 61 of the 1979 Act as "any building ..., any site comprising the remains of any such building ..., any site in Wales ...
"We told Zinke that all the tribes are willing to go into battle in terms of litigation and we are here to fight for our monument," said Davis Filfred, a council delegate for the Navajo Nation council.
"PDSH will never vote for this kind of monument. This is nothing but political marketing before the local elections.
The Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument is about the size of the state of Connecticut and is located about 130 miles off the New England coast.
A draft agenda includes selecting subcommittees to review the monument plans.
Internet is a know-how monument to the Internet and an open creative festival.
Landowners and farmers with scheduled monuments on their land will also need to be aware that the Act will make it more dif-fficult for individuals who damage protected monuments to escape prosecution by pleading ignorance of a monument's status or location.
Mike Ritze (R-Broken Arrow) provided nearly $10,000 to fund the monument. In 2009, Ritze also sponsored the bill that initially called for the monument to be built.
A natural extension of this online information is an inventory of the military monuments that exist around Manitoba.
Emphasis on "eventually.'' Thinking donations to the monument would pour in, monument society members limited individual contributions to one dollar and refused federal financial assistance.
KARACHI -- The Administrator District Municipal Corporation Malir, Ashfaq Mallah, has directed the officials concerned to ensure proper care of monuments erected at entry and exit points and other roads and streets in Malir.
The Vazov monument is located in the Moscow Foreign Literature Library.

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