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They will assess damage to buildings and monuments and catalogue the manuscripts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The research undertaken in the past five years has revolutionised our understanding of the ancient monument. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The couple met veterans and unveiled a monument at the site. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Stonehenge is perhaps the most famous prehistoric monument in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Its iconic buildings and monuments would be a breathtaking backdrop. The Sun (2014)The only crumbling infrastructure is in the ancient monuments. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Cue lots of fantastic special effects as famous monuments bite the dust across the globe! The Sun (2010)The landscape is dotted with ancient monuments. The Sun (2006)She said she had had enough of life with an ancient monument. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What would a few thousand pounds be to you for the preservation of this priceless monument to mining history? Times, Sunday Times (2011)We should not be made to feel ashamed for queuing up to get into a famous monument while wearing sensible shoes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Each boulder in the vast cairn that remains is a monument to one man's death. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are many physical scars; ruined buildings and endless monuments to the dead. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The museum building honours the monument in its design, which is dignified and beautiful. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)I had grown to love the webs and patterns of these stone monuments. The Crossing-Place (1993)The man responsible for that influential translation of one of the monuments of 20th-century literature is as complex and contradictory as any of its characters. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The public is more likely to be aware of the subjects than the creators of the statues, monuments and architectural decorations which adorn our cities. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The scene in the book where one of the monuments men finally comes across hundreds of paintings hidden in a small town in Tuscany is intensely cinematic. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
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British English: monument /ˈmɒnjʊmənt/ NOUN
A monument is a large structure, usually made of stone, which is built to remind people of an event in history or of a famous person.
This monument was built in memory of the soldiers who died in the war.
- American English: monument
- Arabic: نَصْبٌ تِذْكَارِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: monumento
- Chinese: 纪念碑
- Croatian: spomenik
- Czech: památník stavba
- Danish: monument
- Dutch: monument
- European Spanish: monumento
- Finnish: muistomerkki
- French: monument
- German: Monument
- Greek: μνημείο
- Italian: monumento
- Japanese: 記念碑
- Korean: 기념비
- Norwegian: monument
- Polish: pomnik
- European Portuguese: monumento
- Romanian: monument
- Russian: монумент
- Spanish: monumento
- Swedish: monument
- Thai: อนุสาวรีย์
- Turkish: anıt
- Ukrainian: монумент
- Vietnamese: đài kỷ niệm
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