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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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But only now, with the publication of Architecture, Death and Nationhood: Monumental Cemeteries of Nineteenth-Century Italy (Routledge) by Hannah Malone, is a serious study available that attempts to explain why these vast, elaborate cities of the dead are unique.
Monumental Sports & Entertainment and WGL Energy Services, Inc.
The Museum was opened in May 2014, to tell the story of the tragic 9/11 attacks through multimedia displays, archives, narratives and a collection of monumental and authentic artifacts.
15 September 2014 - US live events and digital entertainment content producer SFX Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:SFXE) said on Monday it had agreed to buy Dutch techno music events producer Monumental Productions BV.
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New Delhi, June 11 ( ANI ): Flag Foundation of India (NFF) has assured the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to upkeeping and maintenance of monumental flag installed at Central Park here in Connaught Place.
On April 11, Bishkek will host a presentation of a map of the city's monumental mosaics and fine art edition "Returning the Future", according to STAB (School of Theory and Activism), arranger of the event.
I believe George Osborne's speech on sterling three weeks ago, his sermon on the pound, will come to be seen as a monumental error.
I want to bring back the wonder of food on a monumental scale.
Para dar un realce especial a este destino turistico, el gobernador Angel Aguirre Rivero inauguro la obra Taxco, Ciudad Luz, con el reconocimiento de pobladores, empresarios, turistas y prestadores de servicios turisticos, quienes aplaudieron la monumental iluminacion de la Catedral de Santa Prisca y otros sitios religiosos, historicos y sociales de este emblematico destino turistico de la zona norte de Guerrero.
We simply cannot afford waste on this monumental scale.
BLACKBURN manager Steve Kean admitted his side need 'two monumental performances' to stay in the Premier League after a 2-0 defeat at Tottenham.